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Tips from 3 Powerful Businesswomen on Balancing Work & Family

Tips from 3 Powerful Businesswomen on Balancing Work & Family
It’s a question many mothers are familiar with: how can one woman be a successful executive while also being a hands-on, devoted mom? Some days the delicate balance between both roles is achieved, while other days it seems entirely unattainable. If you’re frustrated by your attempts to give your all at work while still giving your all to your spouse and kids, you’re not alone. Many impressive women have walked this path before you, and many wil.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

Exodus
SYNOPSIS: Christian Bale plays the Biblical leader Moses, who rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 400,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, including battle sequences and intense images Released in Theaters: Dec. 12, 2014 Best for Ages: 13+ Genre: Drama, Based on a Book, Action/Adven.... read more

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Favorite Ways to Spend the Holidays

Happy Girl Decorate
We recently ran a contest on our Facebook page asking you to share your favorite holiday traditions.  We got an impressive number of responses and thought it would be fun to share!   Here are the top 20 things our readers will be doing to celebrate the holidays.   How many have you done so far?  Maybe it will inspire you to add a new tradition in your family.  Drinking egg nog and decorate the tree Making .... read more

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

Lego Friends
The clock is counting down and if you are still stuck for those last few gifts, here are some ideas for both kids and the grown-ups to complete your gift list.  For the kids: The popular LEGO Friends collection takes kids on an adventure into the jungle with the LEGO Friends Jungle Rescue Base.  This deluxe set includes living quarters, a boat, zip line, slide, 2 mini figures and 4 animals.  Girls will combine building, imaginati.... read more

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Congratulations to our Harlem Globetrotter Winner!

IZOD Harlem Globetrotters 2014
Congratulations to Virna of New Milford.  You won Family 4 Pack to see Harlem Globetrotters! . read more

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Battleship New Jersey To Bring In 2015 With A Bang!

BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY
FIREWORKS VIEWING, OVERNIGHT ABOARD THE SHIP AND 5-INCH GUN FIRE ARE ALL PART OF NEW YEAR’S ON THE BIG J! The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will once again bring in the New Year with a bang!  Our nation’s largest and most decorated battleship will offer a First Night Family Overnight Encampment, Fireworks Viewing for both the 6pm and Midnight fireworks shows, and even let a guest fire the legendary portside (Philadelphia-sid.... read more

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Grandma Knows Best: Things Only Grandma Can Convince Kids to Do

Grandma Knows Best: Things Only Grandma Can Convince Kids to Do
As many parents know, kids have a knack for getting what they want from their grandmas. Known for their gentle touch, grandmothers often spoil their grandkids, whether it’s reading an extra chapter to them at bedtime, buying them an ice cream cone or taking them for a spin on the Ferris Wheel at the New Jersey State Fair. This influence can actually go both ways — in other words, just like kids can schmooze grandma into getting what they want,.... read more

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12 Days of Christmas Movies

Santa Buddies
Have yourself a merry little Christmas … and while you’re at it, how about 12 days of Christmas movies on Netflix?! As always, the popular streaming service offers an array of holiday favorites for every age. From Bing Crosby to the Santa Buddies, here are 12 holiday movies the whole family can watch together, with a bonus for the grownups after the kids go to bed. If you want to end the 12 days on Christmas Day, start watching one movie each .... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: The Theory of Everything

Theory of Everything
  SYNOPSIS: Eddie Redmayne plays renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in this movie based on a book by his first wife, Jane Hawking. Reel Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive material Released in Theaters: Nov. 7, 2014 Best for Ages: 13+ Genre: Drama, Based on a Book, Biography, Romance Runtime: 123 minutes Directed by: James Marsh Studio: Focus Feature.... read more

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3 Easy Ways to Make Family Memories without a Device

3 Easy Ways to Make Family Memories without a Device
Technology rules, especially for kids. Smartphones, iPads, tablets and other devices are the recreation choice of the day. The family unit has taken a hit from technology. Instead of conversing at the dinner table, your 10-year-old is playing a game on his iPad. After dinner, your teenage daughter jumps up, texting madly on her smartphone on the way down the hall to her room and you won’t see her again until bedtime. On a weekend afternoon.... read more

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