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Gardening with Kids: Playing in Dirt isn’t Just Fun–It’s Healthy, Too!

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There’s no question, playing in the dirt tops the list of fun for kids, particularly young children, despite the protests of many well-intended parents. If you happen to be one of those worried parents, you can put your fears aside.... Read full article

Learn How to Draw Mickey, Buzz, Princess Anna & Olaf from a Disney Animator

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We’re all looking for ways to keep busy during the stay-at-home order. From organizing our homes to taking on new DIY projects, we’ve been starting new projects to help pass the time. ... Read full article

Joyful Reads from January

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Hello! I’m Joy, and I love to read. I consider it my greatest talent and favorite hobby. Another one of my preferred pastimes is recommending reads to anyone who is the least bit curious. Seriously. I am always volunteering book recs to people near m... Read full article

Connecting With Grandparents

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Five ways to encourage your children to connect with their grandparents.... Read full article

Adorable Apple Pie Bites

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Everyone loves a warm apple pie when the weather gets cooler and the leaves start to fall. These mini apple pie bites are the perfect treat to make with the kids on a lazy Saturday.... Read full article



Is Your Child’s Coach Abusive? Beware of These 6 Red Flags

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Sports are known for helping kids develop confidence, leadership skills, and a sense of belonging. But when the pressure to perform and unhealthy coaching practices do the opposite, kids find themselves in a tough situation where they may need parent... Read full article

Pretend Play: The Work of Childhood

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We’ve all heard that play is the work of childhood and it’s true. And pretend play–pretending to be a dinosaur or a king or queen, is a specific kind of play that children benefit from in many ways.... Read full article

How to Find an Overnight Summer Camp Your Child Will Love

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How do you choose from all of the overnight summer camps available? There are so many different things to consider when making an overnight camp decision.... Read full article

Lexington, Kentucky

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The charming city of Lexington lies in the heart of Kentucky’s famous Bluegrass region, and this city is known as the “Horse Capital of the World” for a good reason. Lexington’s charm will greet you as soon as you approach your hotel (which is also a... Read full article

Child Advocacy Center Offers Free Virtual Abuse Prevention Tool

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In response to increased demand for virtual abuse prevention training, The CARE Center now offers its online ROAR program without cost to organizations that serve children.... Read full article

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