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How to Respond to a Bad Grade by Educational Connections

THANKS TO OUR FRIEND ANN DOLIN OF EDUCATIONAL CONNECTIONS It’s that time of the year: report card season. Throughout the DC area, parents will be receiving their child’s report cards this week. But what happens if your child brings home …

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Take back your schedule, your wallet and your waistline with healthy family meal planning!  Free Bonus Gifts to Help You Reach Your 2015 Goals  How are you feeling post-holiday season? Since January has come and is almost gone have you …

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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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20 Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day with Your Kids

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, learn more about the life and times of this American Civil Rights hero, who led millions of people in the fight for racial equality. Plus, find activities and resources for celebrating MLK Day (the …

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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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