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More on the Downside of Competitive Youth Sports

FROM OUR FRIEND LUIS FERNANDO LLOSA AND THE HUFFINGTON POST Many concerned parents have turned to youth sports as a panacea for inactivity, obesity, babysitting or scheduling woes or just to get kids away from screens and digital devices. Young …

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6 Tips to Get You Organized this Spring

Along with Spring (yes its coming) comes thoughts of crisp, fresh air, newly budding flowers, singing birds and a sense of renewal. Getting organized and doing a bit of spring organizing and cleaning, helps to bring that wonderful fresh feeling …

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Great Reading Apps for Kids Ages 3-6

Apps are motivating and appealing to children of all ages, including early childhood. If used carefully and conscientiously, apps that are programmed in accord with best practice are a welcome addition to child development.  With this in mind, there are …

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The Rocket’s Featured Provider: Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center

The Smithsonian provides a model for early childhood program; it is nestled in the richest museum complex in the world.  It is an opportunity that provides children at a young age to be submersed in a culturally diverse program.  They …

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Easy DIY Costume Activities for Kids

The time is always ripe for a costume party for kids. Animals are a great inspiration for costumes. Movies and games with animated animal characters are very popular among kids. If kids can be involved in choosing and making their …

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Raising a Gamer

BY OUR NEW PARTICIPATING PROVIDER – WONDER SPACE CAMP SAVE $25 BY SIGNING UP NOW FOR WONDER SPACE CAMP I remember the first time I ever saw a Nintendo NES system. It was a Friday night when I was just …

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