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Are We There Yet? kids archive

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2009

The family that volunteers together…

Volunteering as a family provides quality time for busy families, strengthens communication and promotes cooperation, according to the Corporation for National & Community Service. For many families, the experience also increases problem-solving skills while enabling parents and older siblings to be role models to the...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009

No cussing

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but my kids recognize a bad word when they hear one. Thankfully, they don’t use expletives in their conversations with friends and family but I know for a fact they’ve heard me utter the occasional cuss word during stressful moments....

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THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 2009

Teaching Kids to be Lifelong Learners 17 

Sometimes, it is easier to measure how much a child has learned through scores, a grade or something equally tangible.But as many of us have discovered, the numbers or grades don’t tell the whole story. They’re a snapshot of a moment, perhaps, but they’re certainly...

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