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Tara Kennedy-Kline
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Tara Kennedy-Kline is a certified family parenting expert, popular radio host, TV personality and speaker, best known as the acclaimed author of Stop Raising Einstein: Discover The Unique Brilliance In Your Child… and You. She has been dubbed “The Queen of Accountability” and works with parents everyday to guide them through the challenges of parenting, with a recognition and understanding of what kids are face with growing up in today’s technology-centric world.

Tara is a contributor to many top-rated parenting magazines and a frequent guest on radio TV talk shows. Her passion and purpose is to redirect parents who are frustrated trying to raise the perfect child in an imperfect world, inspiring them to discover the unique brilliance in their children… and themselves. Tara is unapologetic in her direct realism, with an animated style that embraces the issues, and creates principles and guidelines that build strength in the family unit.

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Are You Dressing Your Kids Up For Failure?

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 11:55 AM

Shhhhh... listen. Can you hear it? That constant, droning, whining sound? That is the song of The Angry Parent and it tells the tale of a world gone wrong. It speaks of monsters and bullies, witches and zombies. And the song just keeps getting louder with each news update, social...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Ebola... Without Scaring the Sh*t Out of Them

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 4:32 PM

As human beings, our fear emanates from one of two places: what we don't know and what we don't understand. For our little kiddos, that's pretty much everything! The truth of that statement is easier to understand when we realize that the majority of the processing of information in a...

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Hey Kid! I Have Rules Too!

(1) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 6:30 PM

Hey kid! Guess what... adults have rules too!

Fighting with a 13-year-old over why he can't take his Kindle to school is like arguing with my cat about why he shouldn't throw up on my rug... it's senseless.

"YES! I know it sucks! And I know it's early... and...

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A Dozen (or so) Ways to Tame the Back-to-School Freak Out

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 1:10 PM

It seems like, every August, my phone and email start to blow up with questions and concerns from overwhelmed parents dealing with out of control youngsters who have suddenly become a bit more quirky, twitchy, belligerent, anxious or dramatic, and they need to make it stop, NOW! The funny thing...

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I Hope I Am Reincarnated as a Smart Phone

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 4:56 PM

In my next life, I want to come back as a smart phone.

I may be a 40-ish, over worked, under-appreciated, slightly burnt out spouse and mother of teen boys, but that doesn't mean I don't remember the good stuff. It wasn't that long ago that each day ended with...

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Princess Slays the Knight

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 1:00 AM

Somewhere in Parent Nation, a little girl is born to a loving family and she is instantly dubbed "The Princess." The expectation of pampering and doting is secured as she is swaddled in all things pink and frilly, giant bows on her bald little head, diamond studs in her perfect...

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Hot Mess Is the New Hot

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 3:14 PM

It wasn't starting out as one of my best mornings...

The older teen had to be up and out of the house at the crack of dawn for some football thing, the younger teen had spent the entire night playing Minecraft and eating cheesy salsa -- which apparently, he prepared...

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Crappy Diem!

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2014 | 5:01 PM

On my dark days... I don't give a sh*t about finding my "Happy Place."

It's cold and raining on the East Coast... again.

Anyone who lives here can tell you, It feels like it's been cold and raining since last September, and quite frankly, I for one, am...

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iPads, Martinis and Bubble Wrap: The New American Parenting Style

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 4:06 PM

Did you ever have one of those "lightning bolt" moments when your kid says something so shocking you almost spit out your drink? I did -- only I composed myself so I didn't waste a perfectly good martini. Here's what happened: My youngest son handed his iPad to me to...

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Preparing for the Apocalypse

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 1:43 PM

The whole thing started about six weeks ago when the Hubs and I decided, this time, we would be taking our vacation sans kiddos.

Being the first time in a very long time that we would be away from our children, we did the requisite "second honeymoon" type preparation....

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