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In Defense of Wearing an R2D2 Dress to Homecoming

Maria Rodgers O’Rourke | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Maria Rodgers O’Rourke

Around here, the high school homecoming dress code calls for a suit for boys and a cocktail-style dress for girls. My daughter's R2D2 dress is more casual. The biggest push-back against her decision has come not from me, her father, nor her boyfriend (a fellow Star Wars fanatic), but from the girls.

10 Top Signs YOU Are Ruining Your Kids' Social Lives

GalTime | Posted 10.09.2013 | Parents
GalTime

Friends play an enormous part of our children's self-esteem and success quotient for life. I'm often asked whether parents really can influence their children's ability to make friends. My answer is always a resounding: "Yes!"