5 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Give Thanks

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Giving thanks and helping others isn’t just for Thanksgiving Day. You can incorporate simple, daily ways to instill and cultivate in your kids a sense of gratitude and a readiness to help others throughout the year. Before the holidays throw you into a frenzy, adopt these 5 everyday ways to practice thankfulness in your house. 1. Make […]

Boredom Busters to the Rescue!

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The blogosphere is abuzz with ideas for “boredom boxes” which are cleverly assembled collections of ideas and tools for kids to create and for parents to have at the ready for the inevitable cries of “Mom, I’m bored!” Boredom boxes, sometimes called boredom busters, include ideas for fun activities to entertain, occupy and sometimes educate kids – […]

World Cup Fun for the Family

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If you haven’t yet caught World Cup fever, it’s not too late to get in on the excitement and cheer for the home team. Team USA secured its place in the last 16 of the World Cup and will play Belgium on Tuesday, July 1 – just days before our nation celebrates its Independence Day. Kick […]

Teacher Gifts to Show Your Thanks

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With the end of the school year in sight, it’s time to think about teacher gifts for your children’s tireless educators. Teachers have one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Each September, families hand over their children, and entrust teachers to nurture, enrich and fill their minds with knowledge and responsibility to help prepare for the […]

5 Ways to Celebrate Preschool or Kindergarten Graduation

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Don’t let your little one’s graduation from preschool or kindergarten pass by without a little fanfare. Remember the momentous milestone and his special day with these fun ways to celebrate.   What’s a party without a cake? Whether your grad’s party is the real deal or just a classroom celebration, make it memorable with a […]