Train Travel: Going From Boston to Portland Maine by Amtrak

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My husband and I are in a friendly competition to see who can get to all 50 US states first. We have driven from New York to Salt Lake City, jumped in front of plantation homes in Mississippi, and spent afternoons in national parks all in a quest to beat…

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American Heart Craft

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I love the summer months. There are so many fun holidays to celebrate, and so many great craft projects come to my mind. I have wanted to do something with a silhouette of the United States for awhile. I finally came up with the perfect idea, make an American…

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Family Travel to Minnesota: Road Trip Through Midwestern Farmland

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Taking a family road trip through Minnesota is a perfect way to teach your children about farm life all while seeing the beautiful countryside. Background on Minnesota Minnesota is not only home to some of the friendliest people in the U.S. (Minnesota nice!), but it also boasts beautiful twin cities:…

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Foreign Aid: Reasons Why Moms Should Add Foreign Aid to Africa to Their Lives

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Let's get honest, shall we? I'll let you in on some thoughts in the forefront of my mind. Talking about foreign aid feels overwhelming. I'm a busy mom just trying to raise happy and healthy kids. Sometimes I can barely extend my focus beyond the walls of my own home,…

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Technical Skills: The Importance of STEM Education

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Education—Did you know that in a 2006 international assessment of 15-year-old students, the U.S. ranked 28th in math literacy and 24th in science literacy? Or that the U.S. ranks 20th among all nations in the proportion of college students who earn degrees in natural science or engineering. "When compared…

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