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Eight Ways to Keep Your Child Learning over the Summer

By Jan Udlock Summer’s here, and kids are out of school. Even though they’re excited to be out, studies show that

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The Problem with Teens No Longer Working Part-time Jobs

by Sandi Schwartz How many jobs did you have growing up? I started babysitting neighborhood kids at age 11 (which

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How to Rock Family Fun Night with Tweens & Teens

by Lisa A. Beach When your kids were younger, family fun took center stage, whether that meant a riveting game

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6 Reasons to Make Family Dinner a Priority

By Sarah Lyons Families have changed a lot in the last fifty years. More women have entered the workforce, giving

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How to Enjoy the Beauty of Nature During a Family Road Trip

By Sandi Schwartz Traveling with our family gives us the opportunity to see new places and enjoy our surroundings. We can also

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Dig This: 10 Big Benefits of Gardening with Kids

By Janeen Lewis   Most parents want their children to get outside away from phones, TV, and video games, and

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9 Ways to Help Support a Family: Friends Helping Friends in Need

by Sarah Lyons   When a friend is struggling through a difficult time, it is natural to want to lend

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Friends, Fun, Learning, Independence
: Help your children decide if sleep-away camp is right for them

Friends, Fun, Learning, Independence
Help your children decide if sleep-away camp is right for them Going to sleep-away camp is a

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Compassion: Let Your Kids Catch You Being Generous

By Christina Katz   We hear a lot about making sure our children have math skills and athletic skills, but

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Three Little Words . . . and Not Just “I Love You”

by Ellen Notbohm Another February 14 will come and go, marking thirty-something times I will not have received a Valentine

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