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Preventing the Summer Slide: 5 Ways to Keep Kids Learning This Summer

Guest Post By: Tricia Ross Summer vacation is here and shutting off those alarm clocks comes with the temptation to put education on hold to just have fun. According to the Department of Education, “on average students lose the equivalent of two months of math and reading skills during the summer months.” So why notContinue Reading “Preventing the Summer Slide: 5 Ways to Keep Kids Learning This Summer”

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Keeping your Kids’ Brains Active this Summer

Whether your children are homeschooled or attend public or private school, children will continuously learn and grow their minds through the curriculum being taught to them throughout the school year.  There are great benefits to continuing education over the summer, but whether your children go to school or are homeschooled, many kids don’t want toContinue Reading “Keeping your Kids’ Brains Active this Summer”

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Month of the Military Child: 6 Books for Children

During the Month of the Military Child, it’s important to recognize that your child serves and sacrifices, too. Military children often go without the love and support of their parents while one, and sometimes both, serve overseas. They transition schools an average of between six and nine times during the course of their academic careers,Continue Reading “Month of the Military Child: 6 Books for Children”

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Important Life Lessons to Teach Teens by Age 16

Do your kids think they know everything? If so, they might be teenagers. Or, at least, they’re on their way. But even though teens may look and act like full-grown adults, they aren’t. Their brains are still developing, and they need guidance from the adults in their lives. That’s where you come in. There areContinue Reading “Important Life Lessons to Teach Teens by Age 16”