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Family Fun in the Fall

The falling leaves have begun and so has the season of gratitude. This autumn, celebrate your thankfulness by spending quality time with your family and friends. Family outings can be a great time to invite your kids' friends and use it as an ...

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Students and Sleep

Now that school is back in session, the days of staying up late and sleeping until noon are over. It is time to get back into a routine. This includes a healthy sleep schedule. According the the Centers for Disease Control, 57.8% of middle ...

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The Importance of Family Dinners

Life is about to get busy. Evenings filled with homework and activities are just beginning. It can be hectic. In this chaos, it is important for families to take a break from the business and share a meal together. According to Dr. Anne Fishel, ...

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Biology of a Father

The many ways that a woman's biology changes when she becomes pregnant are obvious. Having a child changes a woman mentally and physically. What many people often do not think about is the many ways that having a baby also changes a father. Not ...

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Kindergarten Sex Education

School is almost back in session and that means that many districts are spending time updating their curriculum. The Texas Board of Education is looking at introducing sex education for students as young as kindergarten. The proposed curricula ...

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Happy Independence Day

Independence Day is almost here! The Fourth of July brings memories of swimming, cook-outs and fireworks. But there is much more to the holiday than these traditions. July 4, 1776 is a day that Americans commemorate annually because of the prevailing ...

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6 Ideas to Give Summer Purpose

Summer is officially here! With it, parents are on the lookout for fruitful ways to fill their children's days outside the classroom. This can be a struggle, especially attempting to strike a balance between work and relaxation. But there are ...

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Screen Time Discouraged for Children

The World Health Organization is recommending no screen time for children under one year old and limiting sedentary screen time to one hour per day for children under five years old. The guidelines state that these recommendations along with better ...

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5 Technology Rules for Parents

In a recent article in Fast Company magazine Sonia said when she was younger, she could hardly wait to participate in social media. Upon reflection, she later wrote: "Several months ago, when I turned 13, my mom gave me the green ...

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Google Docs: The New Social Platform for Teens

The latest trend for communicating during school hours is to use Google Docs to chat with their friends. The app has become a staple in the workplace and in schools, as the program offered through Google offers easy sharing, collaboration and ...

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