DIY Thanksgiving Cards Kids Can Make

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I remember tracing my hands to make turkeys back in elementary school.  We'd color in our fingers to make the features.  And then we'd eat some sort of Thanksgiving lunch in the cafeteria. I loved making those turkeys.  It's one of those quintessential holiday kid crafts, no? But I've never…

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Family Fun: 3 Days of End-of-Summer Fun

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Summer is coming to a close and I'm sure there are still few to-dos to cross off your list for summer fun. Finish your summer off with a bang and plan a few days to celebrate the end of summer. Here are a few things you can do to…

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Health and Wellness: How to Model a Balanced Life for Your Kids

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September is right around the corner, which can mean busier schedules and more stress. But sending the kids back to school doesn’t mean you have to turn your back on the days of family fun and having balance in your daily life. Feeling stressed is inevitable, but you can…

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Literacy: How to Help Your Kids Love Reading and Writing

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As parents, most of us have heard how important it is to encourage a love of reading and writing early in our children’s developmental process. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) defines literacy as the “ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, and compute using printed…

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The Debrief – Using The Precious Moments When They’re Home From School

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When my kids get home from school, it's as if they haven't eaten in five days. They are starving. I've learned one little secret - if I have a snack ready and waiting, and I just linger around the table, most days they will chat away about their day. It…

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