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Teaching Children to Be Thankful

The fall winter holidays can be the perfect time to teach your kids valuable lessons about appreciation and thankfulness.

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Creative Gift-Giving Ideas

If you’re short on creative, affordable gift-giving ideas, here are a few suggestions to help you (and your child) show appreciation to all who work with them.


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Get the Facts About
Bullying


Whether face-to-face or online, children who are bullied can suffer from significant emotional and social issues.

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Recognizing the Warning Signs
of Bullying


As a parent, there are warning signs you should be aware of if you suspect your child is being bullied.


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Creative Classroom Celebrations Cupcakes Not Required!

From birthdays to holidays and other special events, throughout the school year children and teachers have plenty of reasons to celebrate.

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Making Homework “Work”
for Your Child


Homework is an important part of your
child’s education and provides

numerous benefits. Doing homework
can help students understand and retain
the information they are learning in
the classroom.


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Family Dinners: They Are More Important Than You Might Think

When was the last time you had dinner with your family? It is the meal we often skip because we work late, the kids have practice or we get tired from daily activities.

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Six Timesaving Tips for Crazy-Busy Parents

Have you ever wished you could survive without sleep? Let’s face it, we’ve all wished for just a little more time in our busy schedules — time to spend with the kids, our spouse, our friends or just a little more “me” time.

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The Importance of Effective Parent-Teacher Communication

A child’s degree of success in school depends on much more than a good teacher and challenging curriculum.

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Getting Kids Ready to Go
Back to School

 
Back-to-school time is important for every family. But transitioning from summer days to school routines isn't always easy.

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Easy Ways to Include Art in Your Child's Life

Help your child develop a love of the arts and get them involved at home or school.

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Kids and the Community

Being involved—and teaching your kids to get involved—is an important part of being a successful community member.

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Give Your Child's Lunch a Healthy Overhaul

Nutritious lunches provide the important nutrients your kids need to be healthy, energetic and alert during the school day.


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Overscheduled? Take Time to Make Time

Between classes, homework, sports, music, theater, church groups and Scouts, families often get overloaded.

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Raising a Financially Literate Child

Raising financially literate children isn't so different from raising kids who can tie their shoes, ride a bike or swim.


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Be a Techno Savvy Parent

Technology is a big part of growing up these days so it is only natural that parents have questions about it.

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