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New Study Shows Swimming Can Boost Kids’ Learning Performance

And you can apply that to other forms of aerobic exercise!

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A Hack to Foster Your Child’s Self-Awareness & Build Their Resilience

Our job as parents is to help our kids learn to reflect on their experiences, not just have an experience.

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Haiku for You: Simple Poetry for Kids

Today is National Haiku Day! Teach your kiddos this simple form of three-line poetry with a few easy tips.

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Helping Kids Understand the Difference between Tattling vs. Reporting

“There’s a difference between tattling and reporting. When kids understand the difference, they are more likely to report unsafe situations and real trouble.”

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Kristen Bell Partners with STATE Bags to Save Lives

This is going to make a huge difference in children’s lives.

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This GoFundMe Aims to #EndDiaperNeed (& It Only Takes $18 to Help)

The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) recently launched a GoFundMe to help struggling families provide diapers for their children. Learn more about why this campaign is important and how you can help.

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20 Compliments Anyone Needs to Hear

Today is Say Something Nice Day! Here are ideas for compliments you can give that will last longer than a day.

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How One Mom Pursues Multilingualism at Home & You Can Too

“I so badly want my kids to be global citizens, to have the world open to them through language, and to have real friendships with people across the world. So if they take any interest in any language, I’m on it.”

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Together, We’ll Help Them Save.

For most kids, learning to save money is not nearly as fun as spending it. That’s why opening a youth savings account can make all the difference in building a strong financial future.
The OnPoint Community Credit Union’s Savers Account …

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Target’s Adaptive Halloween Costumes Are Back

They are doubling their costume options and adding designs for adults too.

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“The Office” Dundie Award is the Ultimate Reward for a Job Well Done

Surprise a fan of “The Office” with this hilarious gift.

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American Girl - Summer 2020

American Girl Unveils Team USA Doll Collection & New Summer Products

The brand wants to encourage girls to dream, lead, grow, make a difference and shine.

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Why “The Snowy Day” Might Be the Best Kid’s Book Ever

“I turned to literature to teach my son more about conflict resolution and dealing with his emotions. It wasn’t until I took a look around our bookshelf at home when I realized that our books were primarily animal characters or had Caucasian protagonists. Where was the color? Where was the diversity?”

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I’m a White Mother & This Is Why I Stand with Black Lives Matter

“We need to model good behavior for our children. Racism isn’t good behavior. That is what I realized this morning. It begins with us. This will help break the cycle that is hurting millions today.”

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7 Ways to Homeschool a Preschooler While a Pandemic Rages

“Parenting is neither sport nor competition. Parenting is not about us. And we often forget it’s not just a noun, it’s also a verb.”

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4 Agreements Every Rockstar Parent Should Make with Themselves

“#4: Do your best. Every human can start doing this right now.”

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Dunkin’ Extends Free Donut Fridays Through April

Celebrate the week’s end with a donut.

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5 Tips for Working from Home with a New Baby

If you’ve found yourself suddenly working from home while the kids are there too, these five tips will help you juggle the struggle of getting work done.

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New Study Finds That Your Kids May Be Wearing the Wrong Size Shoes

Shoes that are too small can cause foot deformities.

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5 Ways Portland Families Can Show Gratitude to Teachers

Portland teachers deserve more than an apple or freshly sharpened bouquet of pencils when it comes to showing them your appreciation. So why not do something thoughtful to show them how grateful you really are?

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3 Hacks Helping Me Win the Morning Battle

“I really did try. I’d try to go in early and snuggle her in the mornings, I’d sing her songs to wake her up or turn on music I knew she loved. I’d try to pick out cute outfits to make it easier for her. But no matter what I tried, she wasn’t interested. And then it would happen…I would turn into a ‘momster.'”

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This 5-Year-Old Paid Off Students’ Lunch Debt with a Hot Cocoa Stand

One person can make a difference no matter how old they are.

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Kids Who Can Manage Emotions Do Better In School, Study Finds

Emotional intelligence was linked to higher test scores.

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Five Below Is Now Selling Items for Over 5 Dollars

This popular retailer’s prices are going up and this is why.

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Fill a Child in Need’s Christmas Wish-List with USPS’s Operation Santa

Play Santa and help a child in need get their must-have Christmas gift.

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This Second Grade Teacher’s Version of Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts” Is an Elementary School Anthem

Lizzo’s chart topper-turned second grade song is awesomely educational.

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How to Teach Children the Value of Money

Teaching the value of money is becoming increasingly difficult in this cashless world but here are five ways you can help foster the foundation for a smart financial future.

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