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Teaching Your Child About Their Heritage

Teaching Your Child About Their Heritage

Whether your child is noticing their differences within their classmates or just curious about their family, it’s never too soon to start teaching them about their heritage. It can be confusing sometimes, though, depending on their age, to be able to explain different...

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Celebrating Thanksgiving with Gratitude

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Gratitude

If you’re wanting to host Thanksgiving this year but don’t know what to do beyond the usual feast, there are plenty of activities for kids (and even adults!) to keep them busy. Every Thanksgiving is obviously centered around gratitude, but can occasionally get lost in...

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Make Thanksgiving Goodies with Your Kids!

Make Thanksgiving Goodies with Your Kids!

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving revolves around food. And whether your kids will be helping with the main meal or not, there are always a million recipes you can cook together! It can be good practice for the day of baking and cooking, or just for fun while we get...

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Celebrating Fall

Celebrating Fall

With the season change right around the corner, Fall is approaching! And while not everyone is excited to trade in popsicles and pool parties for sweaters and pumpkin spice, it’s still time to celebrate the newness of another season approaching. If you’re feeling...

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When Your Middle Grader Is Growing Up

When Your Middle Grader Is Growing Up

What parents soon forget about when having children is them growing up. You’re so used to them depending on you in so many various ways when they are born, it’s almost inconceivable that they won’t always need you. But usually around middle school age, children really...

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Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

Halloween Costume Ideas for Kids

Every year it may seem harder and harder to find appropriate Halloween costumes for your children. Either they reveal too much, are too gruesome, or simply not worth the price. But with a little grit and supplies, you can easily make a costume for your child that you...

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Hiking The Great Outdoors with Your Kids

Hiking The Great Outdoors with Your Kids

With summer wanning and school beginning to sprout into your thoughts, it may be time for one last hurrah with your family! And what better way to keep it short and simple than with a day-long hike?  Where To Begin First things first is to figure out where to go! This...

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Post-Pandemic Homeschool

Post-Pandemic Homeschool

With the coronavirus hitting many households hard in 2020, it created a whole new level of homeschooling. Whether parents were interested in teaching their children at home or not, many were forced to make accommodations and dive head first into the learning right...

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Why Teach Civics to Homeschoolers

Why Teach Civics to Homeschoolers

CIVICS DEFINED Simply stated, Civics is the study of how our government works and the part American citizens can play in their own government.  Civics is often required to be a part of public-school curricula, and many state homeschool laws require the subject be...

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Lemonade Stand with Your Kids

Lemonade Stand with Your Kids

As we begin entering the cooler weather and busier school schedules, now may be your last chance to do something fun with your younger children. Whether it’s something more specific to your family or not, we all know how each day and month goes by very quickly. ...

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Why Internships May Be Great for Your Teen

Why Internships May Be Great for Your Teen

Whether your teen is trying to diversify their life experiences before college, or simply want to branch out and do something that may not pay, internships are the way to go! Internships can be quickly overlooked since they aren’t paying gigs, and with the world...

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Monsters Under Your Kids’ Beds: Fictional Fears

Monsters Under Your Kids’ Beds: Fictional Fears

You may recall when you were younger and afraid of what might be underneath the bed at night, or in the closet. It can be hard as children to navigate different fears, and figure out which one is valid and which one is rooted in something that doesn’t even exist. If...

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The Back-to-School Blues

The Back-to-School Blues

It may be difficult enough getting your children and house ready for back to school. But what may be the hardest is when your children are dreading the return. Whether it’s the actual learning or just spending so much time at school, it can feel overwhelming to begin...

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The Back-to-School Blues

It may be difficult enough getting your children and house ready for back to school. But what may be the hardest is when your children are dreading the return. Whether it’s the actual learning or just spending so much time at school, it can feel overwhelming to begin...

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How to Stay Calm During Your Child’s Temper Tantrum

How to Stay Calm During Your Child’s Temper Tantrum

Sometimes your patience is wearing thin, and your children know it. What may be a simple errand or trying to get something done can turn quickly into a temper tantrum from your child. It can be hard not to create your own temper tantrum in turn, but it’s best to stay...

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Camping with Your Kids

Camping with Your Kids

The weather is getting perfect for outdoor adventures! Waiting for it to cool down a little more allows you the luxury of doing activities all day long, and even through the night! Camping is a great way to get out and enjoy nature, especially for your children. But...

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Teaching Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

Teaching Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

It may feel fruitless sometimes when your little one won’t listen to good reason. Even though you remember not liking the phrase “Because I told you so”, you’re really hoping your child will listen when you say it. But don’t fret as patience is key, no matter the...

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Healthy Diets for Your Family

Healthy Diets for Your Family

With everyone’s hectic schedule only increasing, it may be getting harder and harder to find time to cook healthy meals. And it doesn’t help when every person wants something different for dinner, either. Whether you want to try out a diet for ease of cooking one...

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Co-Sleeping with Your Toddler

Co-Sleeping with Your Toddler

Whether you’re already co-sleeping with your young baby or you’re contemplating when to transition your 1–2-year-old away from co-sleeping, there is often debate on the practical applications. Some parents feel that co-sleeping greatly benefits children, although...

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Preparing Your Teen for Interviews

Preparing Your Teen for Interviews

Before you know it, your teen is growing like a weed and will be graduating school soon. With this comes the opportunity for many future plans, which may relate to college, internships, or job interviews. How can you best prepare your teen for the interview process?...

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Fun Pool Parties No Matter Your Child’s Age!

Fun Pool Parties No Matter Your Child’s Age!

With the summer heat only just beginning, it’s time to break out the flip flops and sunscreen! Pool parties are going to be essential this summer, especially with most states seeing record high temperatures. How can you make your pool party stand out though? Beach...

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