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    The Value of Reading

    The Value of Reading

    For too many children, reading is a chore and something limited to school, homework, and summer reading. But the benefits of reading go far beyond the classroom. When kids read a book alone or with the help of a parent, they strengthen their visualization skills and develop empathy towards others. Many studies show a relationship [...]
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    Rainy Day Science Projects

    Rainy Day Science Projects

    Rainy Day Science Projects Here’s an idea for the next time a rainy day strikes: instead of pressing play on Moana for the zillionth time, why not stage your very own science fair? Whether you realize it or not, your home has everything you need for fun and easy demonstrations that will give your kids [...]
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    Beat the Winter Blues

    Beat the Winter Blues

    If you’ve ever read a Baby-Sitters Club book, you know all about Kid Kits – a fun mix of crafting items, coloring books, and other activities that are designed to keep kids occupied when boredom strikes. We took some inspiration from this fun fictional idea to come up with a fun and easy guide to [...]
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    Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

    Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

    The CDC estimates that more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. Seasonal allergies like allergic rhinitis, also known as hay fever, is the most common condition. Symptoms such as sneezing, watery eyes, and itching inundate the sufferer with discomfort throughout the day and night. While those suffering serious allergies should consult a [...]
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    Spring Salads — Cookie’s Cooks

    Spring Salads — Cookie’s Cooks

    With a quick prep time and zero cooking involved, salads are a fast, easy, and delicious addition to your family’s weeknight meals. Furthermore, they’re a perfect way to make the most of spring’s freshest vegetables and fruits. Spinach & Strawberry Salad With a quick prep time and zero cooking involved, salads are a fast, easy, [...]
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    Teaching Your Child to Be Optimistic

    Teaching Your Child to Be Optimistic

    Imagine a situation where your child studied hard for a test but didn’t do as well as they had hoped. Or, they didn’t make the basketball team. Life is full of ups and downs, and learning how to navigate the times when things don’t turn out the way we want can be difficult. Children can [...]
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    Easy Spring Crafts for Kids

    Easy Spring Crafts for Kids

    Springtime, with its sense of renewal, is a perfect occasion to spark your children’s creative imaginations. These DIY spring crafts make use of everyday household materials and encourage young kids to explore their artistic side. Colored Coffee Filter Flowers You’ll never look at a coffee filter the same way again after your kids turn them [...]
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    How to Prepare Kids to Be Siblings: the Definitive Guide

    How to Prepare Kids to Be Siblings: the Definitive Guide

    Welcoming a new member of the family is an exciting time for everyone. But trying to explain to a young child that they’re going to become a big brother or sister can also be challenging. Here are some ways to help ease the transition from only child to older sibling and help develop a strong [...]
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    Making Spring Cleaning Fun

    Making Spring Cleaning Fun

    After months of spending time indoors, making messes and generating all kinds of dust, it’s liberating to throw open the windows and give your house a top-to-bottom spring cleaning. It’s only right that kids should help out with this project, but if yours are reluctant, here are a few easy ways to make spring cleaning [...]
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    How to Help Your Kids with Homework

    How to Help Your Kids with Homework

    As your child gets older, homework will start to become a bigger part of their life. Young students may complain about the extra work, but there are benefits to the assignments, papers, and projects they will inevitably bring home. Here are some great tips and strategies to help your child with their homework – without [...]
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