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Math Games!

Here are some great math games! It makes math like family game night. They’re perfect for anytime or anyplace. For more information, check out the site where we found these fun games: http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/educators/em_games. Addition Top-It Materials: •    A set of number cards with four cards each of the numbers 0-10 …

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The Essential Home-Work Station

Experts agree that one of the keys to success in school is giving kids a quiet, organized place to study and do homework. Whether your child is in preschool, elementary or high school, the proper workstation for them to get organized, concentrate and complete tasks is a key element to …

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How to Choose a Camp

With more than 12,000 camps in the United States, choosing onemay seem overwhelming. However, selecting the right program oftenboils down to knowing your options and asking the right questions. The American Camping Association (ACA) offers the followingguidelines when choosing a camp to help ensure that it is anexperience your child …

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Romantic Escape to Keswick Hall

    By Julien Hittle Nestled between the hillssurrounding the place Thomas Jefferson once called home is a rustic, romanticoasis. This perfect escape sits only a few hours outside the hustle and bustleof city life, and exists along back roads where the term “rush hour” has noplace.   When arriving …

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Packing Tips

Keep packing simple and limited to what you feel the camper will absolutely need. There is no need to buy a “camp” wardrobe. Clothes should simply be comfortable, yet durable. Shorts, t-shirts and jeans are staples of a camper’s wardrobe, and how many of these items a child will need …

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Ten Things You Can Do for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month! The future of this great country of ours rests on our children. While the vast majority of parents have their kids’ best interest at heart, there is a surprising, and frightening, number of parents who do not. The reasons for abuse and neglect are …

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Getting in Shape for that Party Dress

  Winter weather encourages less physical movementwhen what your body needs is more. Getting into that little, strapless dressfor spring events may seem daunting after a couple of months of couch potatolife. Never fear, I have ideas to help. First,keep moving every chance you get. Walk, take the stairs, go …

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National Coffee Day- Free Coffee!

Happy National Coffee Day! How appropriate that it falls on a Monday. Instead of grabbing a cup from the office pot, here is a list of places offering a free or discounted coffee for today only!  Click on the company name for details!   Dunkin Donuts Krispy Kreme McDonalds Wawa …

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Green Reading

Keep the Balance Between Academics and Free Play This Summer By Reading Nature Books By Jeanne Brown As parents, we know how important it is to find the proper balance in our children’s lives. We strive to keep them physically healthy, socially confident, spiritually nourished, and intellectually prepared for their …

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