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Teaching Children to Be a Spark of Good

Fostering conversations with children about real-life scenarios, along with modeling acts of kindness and selflessness, will help children prioritize empathy in their own lives.

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36 Back-to-School Jokes for Kids (because You Really Need a Laugh)

Don’t get the back-to-school blues! Yuk it up with these hilarious-but-clean school jokes for kids.

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5 Ways Homeschool Is Better than Zoom-School

If you can’t handle another year of zoom-school, have you considered homeschooling? Here are 5 great reasons to try it—you (and your kids) may just love it.

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A Teacher’s Advice for Parents Navigating Back to School

“Using my years of experience as both a mom and a primary educator, here are some simple tips to help balance a new routine and tackle the new year feeling confident and empowered to make this the best year yet for your little learners.”

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Teachers Hit the Bullseye with Target’s Back-to-School Shopping Discount

Get great deals on antibacterial wipes, whiteboard markers, bins and more!

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13 Boston Moms to Follow on Instagram

Craft ideas, potty training advice and just plain truth in motherhood can be found in these IG feeds!

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Want to Yell Less? 3 Ways to Create More Calm In Your Home

These tried-and-true tips will help reduce yelling and create more calm in your home.

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How to Manage Summer with Your Kids in an Almost Post-Pandemic World

“As you and your family launch into this summer, remind yourself about what matters most in your life and what you want out of it.”

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Taking the (Parenting) Plunge

“Several years ago, we put our oldest in swim lessons. We thought this was going to be an easy process. Man were we wrong.”

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5 Digital Learning Tools You May Not Know About

No matter what the school environment looks like for your kiddo this year, chances are they’ve become a whiz at learning with technology. From home to the classroom, many teachers are turning to Google tools to help their students learn…

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Homeschool Tips for Beginners

“Every day, parents across the world are educating their children, and these skills can be used when teaching their kids at home.”

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What Kind of Mom Am I?

“Would I be the disciplinarian, the fun and cool mom, the teacher, or the helicopter mom?  It turns out, in these past five years, I have managed to be all of the above.”

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50+ Awesome Discounts & Deals Just for Teachers & Educators

For Teacher Appreciation Week, here’s our mega roundup of the best teacher discounts and deals.

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12 Compliments Every Teacher Needs to Hear

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Here’s how to thank your kids’ educators.

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How to Appreciate Your Teacher In-Person or from Home

Teacher Appreciation Week is always important, but this year, even more so.

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The Day the Tables Turned

“I suddenly found myself trying to flip the switch from teacher, to mom. I wasn’t advocating for accommodations for my students anymore, I was doing it for my own child.”

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6 Thoughtful Printables to Say Thank You to Your Teacher

It’s nearly time to close the book on this non-conventional school year. These free printables are an easy way to express gratitude to the teachers in your life.

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100 Easy Ways to Be Kinder, Starting Now

Foster your child’s innate compassion and make the world better with easy little things you can do any day of the week.

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5 Unexpected Things I’ve Learned from My Daughter

“It’s hard to remember her wisdom sometimes when she is picking her nose and handing it to me ..but there is no doubt that becoming the mother to this little being has totally transformed me. Here are some of the unexpected things I learned from her.”

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Unpacking Dyslexia & How to Best Support Your Learner During COVID

“It was not until several years later after various assessments and many thousands of dollars that we confirmed my daughter was exhibiting signs of a language-based learning disorder dyslexia.”

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The Easiest Way for Oregonians to Have Fun and Do Good

Support your local teachers and students, with the Oregon Lottery! Over half of the Lottery’s profits go to public education, paying for much-needed textbooks, computers, equipment, scholarships and more.

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How to Choose a Child Care Facility When You Can’t Tour

“It’s a little unconventional, but as with many things we’ve experienced and had to pivot during the pandemic, online tours are becoming more sophisticated and seamless.”

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Parents: Stop Bullying Our Teachers!

“Everyone is doing the best they can, including school board members and teachers. Let’s try to remember that in the new year and show them some compassion.”

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How Making Dinner Turned into One Big STEM Lesson

“By inviting my kids to experiment with me, we applied math and the basics of the scientific method to a very practical and relevant situation—getting dinner on the table.”

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7 Tips Every Parent Needs to Know for Effective Virtual Learning

“As the virtual classroom continues, many kids may be losing momentum and parents are certainly feeling drained. With no end in sight anytime soon, I wanted to share some virtual learning tips to keep kids engaged and us parents sane.”

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Teacher Style Box

New Clothing Subscription Exclusively for Teachers Has Launched

Teacher Style Box is a subscription service just for teachers.

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Disney+ Releases Extended Sneak Peek of “Soul”

The movie will premiere Dec. 25 on the streaming service.

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Reebok Honors Educators with New Wonder Woman Collab

You can take on anything with this new collection.

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My Daughter Was the One Who Taught Me How to Parent

“After a year or so of trying to force my square-shaped daughter into a round hole, I took a sharp left turn out of the land of ‘typical parenting’ and into the land of ‘what can I do to help?'”

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Raising Anti-Racists: The Work Starts with Me

“My job in raising these white boys is to give them the education to know what racism is, not only so that they can see the privilege that surrounds them, but so that they can do everything they can to stop the injustices happening in our world.”

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