Back to School 2016

12 Stories • Available May 2016
Confidence Is Key

Confidence Is Key

Summer is waning and you've been out shopping for new shoes, clothes and backpacks. The school supplies are labeled, packed up and ready to go -- but what about your kids? Chances are most chil

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Dusting Off The Cobwebs

Dusting Off The Cobwebs

For the best start to the new school year, begin in the summer. Retired teacher, mother and grandmother Polly Jamison shares ideas and inspiration to make sure children are rested and ready for

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Set For Success

Set For Success

Take these basic steps to help your child get off to a great start in the new school year: --Help your student get organized using planners, schedules and assignment books. --Help your child

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Pet Projects

Pet Projects

Homework, reading, projects and extracurricular activities can be exciting and exhausting for kids. Even though school is back in session, kids still have responsibilities at home, especially whe

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Uphill Both Ways In The Snow

Uphill Both Ways In The Snow

Fourteen-year-old Elliott has walked or biked to school throughout elementary and middle school. "My rather hyperactive son started running to school in second grade while I rode the bike along

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Stress And Social Life

Stress And Social Life

Summer is waning and you've been out shopping for new shoes, clothes and backpacks. The school supplies are labeled, packed up and ready to go -- but what about your kids? Chances are most chil

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Techie Tykes

Techie Tykes

Today children are born into a world immersed in technology. In fact, many parents document their children's lives from the time they are born, proudly sharing photos and videos online. And even

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Sweet Music, Steep Price

Sweet Music, Steep Price

Children who learn to play a musical instrument experience many benefits -- even more so when they develop an affinity for more than one instrument when their passion for playing is strong. Learn

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Step Away From The Pop-tarts

Step Away From The Pop-tarts

It's a widely known belief that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Making a filling and nutritious breakfast a part of your family's daily routine will help you all enjoy long-lasti

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Take Stock And Save

Take Stock And Save

The older we get the faster each year seems to fly by, especially when raising children. They grow up faster than we can keep up. Every parent enjoys this, but as children get closer to their tee

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Food Fears

Food Fears

Wrangling the kids together and sending them to school can be quite the task in itself, let alone packing their lunches. To make things even more complicated, you can now factor in the additional

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Best Behavior

Best Behavior

*I'm Not Popular, but I'm Not a Geek DR. WALLACE: A so-called "nerd" has asked me to our winter formal at school. I really want to go, but I'm not so sure I want to be seen going with a nerd. If

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Back To School Info 1

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