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Fall Leaf Painting Craft

leaf painting craft

There are many art projects to enjoy using fall leaves, but when leaves dry up…so does your craft. This project preserves the colors of fall well after the leaves have been raked and taken away. Read more

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Raising Readers in a Digital Age

How to encourage kids to read

There are plenty of ways to encourage your kids to read, and they don’t always involve books! Read more

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Halloween Marshmallow Treats

How to make Halloween rice krispy treats

You can find these Halloween treats at specialty stores for about $5.00 each, but where’s the fun in that? Enlist the kids and make some tasty goodies together! Read more

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Funny Face Food Art

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Whether you pack your kid’s school lunch, or they do it themselves, keeping a few craft supplies in the kitchen cupboard will make lunchtime fun. Read more

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Children and Blogging: A Fun Activity for the Entire Family

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Blogging is the word you’ve heard to describe this, and it is simply the act of publishing on the Internet. Read more

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How to Talk to Kids About Tough Subjects

How to talk to your kids about tough subjects

Your kids are exposed to some pretty adult topics through their friends, the news, school, the Internet, social networking sites, movies, and television. Here are tips to help you discuss the tough subjects. Read more

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“To Do and TA-DA” Chore List for Kids

Make a chore chart with photos

Photo essays are great fun and digital cameras make them easy enough for kids too. Why not encourage your young shutter bugs to record their achievements at home? Read more

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How to Protect Your Child from Bullies

Protect your Children from Bullies

Imagine your child has a target on his or her back at school or is wearing a sign that says “Kick me.” Everyone sees the target or sign but him. Bullying can leave kids and their families feeling helpless. Here’s how to protect your child. Read more

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Making Comic Books

Kids and Comic Books

Here’s an idea to get your child’s creative juices flowing. Creating their own comic books encourages their story-telling skills and teaches them about character development. Read more

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Talking to Your Kids about Breast Cancer

Advice on Talking to your kids about Cancer.

The American Cancer Society estimates that, this year alone, 230,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and nearly 40,000 women will die. Talking to your children about cancer and explaining what may ultimately happen, is one of the most difficult and excruciating conversations a parent can have. Read more

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