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I Have a Crush on Book of the Month

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A vibrant blue box full of treasure is delivered to my front door every month. By the time the box arrives, I have been anticipating the moment when I can open the illustrious blue box for a couple of weeks. I open the box with as much excitement as ... Read full article

Savannah, Georgia

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minnesota may often be considered a “fly-over state,” but it’s worth taking a vacation to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Minneapolis has plenty of places to go boating and fishing, but it’s also a vibrant arts community, the home of a professional baseba... Read full article

Switching Schools

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Connecting Virtually: 12 Fun Online Clubs & Extracurricular Activities for Kids

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Social interaction during childhood is more than just fun. It’s a vital part of childhood development. As kids grow, they learn from their peers and through playing with or talking to others. Engaging in social situations with other children teaches ... Read full article



Have We Become a Gaming Family?

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Christmas 2020 looked super different for our family, and as parents, my husband and I did something that we probably wouldn’t have done otherwise. We fulfilled our nine-year-old’s request for a gaming system, specifically a Nintendo Switch. She had ... Read full article

The Call To Serve: Ways to Give Back This Season

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"Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” ... Read full article

10 Things Kids Should Know Before College

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Your family has survived the testing, the essays, the applications, and the waiting game. Now, it’s time to teach your college-bound child some important skills before she heads out of the house and explores the world on her own. Here are some basic ... Read full article

Summer Learning Loss

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Anyone else feel like they have been in the Twilight Zone, oh, since around the middle of March? I know I have. In one way, it has felt like the longest/shortest three months of my life. And I’m pretty sure my kids feel the same way.... Read full article

Santa Gift Swap: Who Gives the Gifts?

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Christmas is full of rituals for parents, whether it’s preparing the traditional Christmas Eve feast, arduously keeping track of Elf on the Shelf, or covertly finding the best hiding spot for those pre-wrapped presents. The most popular tradition of ... Read full article

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