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10 Questions to Ask Your Child About School from Scholastic.com

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT SCHOLASTIC.COM Get a sense of your child’s life at school by asking questions that elicit more than a one-word response. The trick is to ask about things that are specific, but still open-ended. Move beyond “fine” and …

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3 Activities to Teach Children to Appreciate Nature

With all the modern tech toys, tablets, games, social media sites and streaming videos, it can be difficult to get your kids to go outside. With children so removed from the nature around them, it is no wonder that more …

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When Kids Want to Quit by Katherine Lewis of The Washington Post

By Katherine Reynolds Lewis of The Washington Post The first time my daughter said she wanted to quit the swim team, at age 8, I felt dumbfounded. This is a child who has loved the water since her first YMCA …

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Getting Organized Around Kids’ Activities

January is Get Organized Month and the perfect time for the whole family to get organized. Each year families all over make the resolution to finally get organized. The great thing about this resolution is it’s something the whole family …

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How to Calm Your Easily Frustrated Child

FROM OUR FRIEND ANN DOLIN AT EDUCATIONAL CONNECTIONS A few years ago, I wrote an article about helping kids with homework when they become easily frustrated, dramatic, or are in the midst of a meltdown. Since then, it’s become our …

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Come In From the Cold at The Little Gym of Olney

SPONSORED BLOG FROM OUR FRIENDS AT THE LITTLE GYM OF OLNEY -  It may be cold outside but it’s nice and warm at The Little Gym of Olney! As the winter lingers along, so do the cold temperatures and shorter …

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