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The Green Hour

by Lisa Stauber July 22nd, 2008| Elementary

Children today spend a majority of their time in climate controlled environments. Their days are structured and scheduled, and they're lacking in time to daydream or catch their breath. They've lost touch with

Teach Financial Responsibility Early

by Rosanne Lorraine July 15th, 2008| Elementary

Letting your child learn the value of money while he or she is young can help him or her become a financially responsible adult in the future. The first thing you need to do is involve your child in simple money transactions. Explain the basics of financial transactions by

Internet Safety for Kids

by Rosanne Lorraine July 8th, 2008| Elementary

Social media has penetrated the lives of children, teens, and adults alike. These sites encourage interactivity, and it enables people to exchange personal details and information about themselves. It is now incredibly easy for children to share videos, pictures, and private messages to communicate with their "friends" in social

Water Country

by Bea July 1st, 2008| Elementary
I was fortunate enough to be able to travel almost every summer vacation, but I definitely remember the summers, such as this one, when I was home, but I always looked for something to do! I always found that the days I loved most were the days that my parents

Summer Learning

by Melissa June 24th, 2008| Elementary

School's out, but that doesn't mean that learning has to be put on hold during the summer months. Keep your child's mind sharp by including some fun and imaginative activities this summer.

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Healthy Snacks for Summer

by Melissa June 10th, 2008| Elementary

School's out and the kids are home for the summer, which means it's time to stock up on snacks. I find that when my kids are home, they always are looking for something to eat. Instead of filling the pantry with

Amusing Card Trick

by Bea June 3rd, 2008| Elementary

Have you ever just wanted to entertain a group of kids, but you don't know how?

Well, I have a solution for you. This trick is one of the easiest I've heard of, but, if you do it right, you can entertain your crowd for as long

Eating Out With Kids – Should you or shouldn’t you?

by Lee Ann April 9th, 2008| Elementary, Infants/Toddlers

Should parents dine out with their kids or not? While many adults prefer to dine out without children in the restaurant, parents are more likely to bring their children along when they eat