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    Getting the Family Engaged this Thanksgiving

    Getting the Family Engaged this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving: The Second Best Holiday National polls have found Thanksgiving to be our nation’s second favorite holiday after Christmas. Why do people like Thanksgiving so much? Food and family, most say. All too often, however, the prep for Thanksgiving is not a family activity. It’s just stressed-out parents shopping, cooking, traveling, and much more. This [...]
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    6 Fun Ways to be Charitable as a Family

    6 Fun Ways to be Charitable as a Family

    A Charitable Family Getting your family involved with charity is a great way to teach your kids how concepts like sharing and helping the less fortunate are put to work. If you get kids into the habit of helping while they are young, they’ll develop naturally into thoughtful, caring adults. Here are six ways your [...]
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    Halloween Dos and Don’ts

    Halloween Dos and Don’ts

    Halloween Do's and Don'ts Halloween fun is right around the corner but let's think back to last year for a moment. If it brings back memories of candy binges and outrageously expensive costumes, it’s time to make some improvements. Check out our list of Do's and Don’ts for some tips on making this year better [...]
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    Childhood Nutrition

    Childhood Nutrition

    Making Healthy Choices The moment a child starts eating solid food, they start making choices about eating. These choices can have a dramatic effect on a child’s current and future health. Anyone who has dieted can attest to the fact that trying to change these habits later in life is extremely difficult. How do we [...]
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    Family Fun: Fall Edition

    Family Fun: Fall Edition

    Fall Family Fun Although fall marks the end of trips to the beach and water balloon fights, it also brings new and exciting ways to have family fun. Check out some of these activities! Halloween October’s here, which means Halloween’s on the horizon. Dressing up in coordinating costumes with the rest of your family can be [...]
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    Learning through Games

    Learning through Games

    Learning Through Games Some kids will fidget and pout if you sit them down to study for 20 minutes. But put the same kids in front of their favorite videogame console or toy, however, and they’ll remain quietly engrossed for hours. It’s no secret that we have infinitely more time and patience for the things [...]
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    Best Behavior!

    Best Behavior!

    Are your kids always on their best behavior in public? Do you wish they were? Public places can sometimes bring out bad behavior even in normally well-behaved kids. Check out these tips to make sure that when your child goes out and about, they’re on their best behavior. Preparation Begins at Home If you don’t [...]
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    Tutoring: Success without Stigma

    Tutoring: Success without Stigma

    Maybe it was a few bad test grades. Maybe they’re in a big class and not getting the attention they need. Whether your child is struggling in school or just looking to boost their academic performance, it might be time to consider tutoring options. There are now lots of different ways kids can seek help [...]
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    Avoiding Gender Stereotypes

    Avoiding Gender Stereotypes

    It probably started at your baby shower. If a girl was on the way, you got piles of pink; if a boy, you got bundles of blue. And from the moment your little one was born, their gender has influenced how people treat them. Studies show that adults describe a newborn wearing pink as “sweet” [...]
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    Making the Grade

    Making the Grade

    It goes without saying that getting good grades is important. Parents and teachers know they’re the key to everything from college admissions to important scholarships – even future careers. But since explaining all that to your 4th grader who’d rather watch iCarly than do her math homework is easier said than done, here are a [...]
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