Traveling with Children: Making Your Trip an Adventure

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Traveling with a child can either be an adventure filled with exciting new experiences or an endless set of challenges and obstacles. The goal for parents is to have more of the former than the latter while planning a trip.

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Involved Fathers Make Successful Kids – VP of Curriculum Dee McDonald

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Parents play a pivotal role in a child’s early development and fathers often become the most influential mentors. When fathers are involved in their child’s education, they help shape who that child is and will become.

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An Ocean of Change

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70% of the Earth’s surface is water. And though our planet’s oceans are vast, the smallest change can affect the entire ecosystem. World Oceans Day reminds us, and future generations, how we can change it for the better.

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A Child’s Confident Voice

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Fear can hold a child back, especially the fear of public speaking. The good news is that as a parent, you can do much to combat these fears. To do this, one must first understand why communication can be so difficult for a child.

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Engage a Child’s Mind, Enjoy the Summer – VP of Curriculum Dee McDonald

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School vacation is a favorite time of the year for kids, but is often the most stressful time of the year for parents. As children look forward to sleeping in and long days of relaxation, parents are left wondering how to keep children engaged and active during this unstructured time of the year.

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Traveling Taste Buds: Kids and New Food

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Trying new foods, especially those native to other cultures, can be daunting for a child. Even adults get squeamish when they travel outside their culinary comfort zone. This is why adults should lead by example by trying new foods and encouraging their children to join them.

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Cooking, Baking and Young Learners

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Cooking and baking are great ways to fill young tummies with delicious food and nourish growing bodies. But did you know that working together in the kitchen with your child can also nourish their developing brains and fill their young minds with skills that they will need later in life?

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Encourage Lifelong Learners: Space Edition

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There is a great big galaxy out there, home to infinite planets, moons, and stars. This cosmic playground we call outer space, or space for short, provides endless opportunities to support children as they explore and learn about their environment far from Earth.

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Active Family Time – Director of Franchise Development Sean Weldon

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Time spent with the family seems to be getting harder and harder each year. Individual appointments, events, activities and work related commitments can present challenges for even the most well-intentioned families.

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24Seven Earth Day

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Our planet, rich with beautiful landscapes and captivating natural phenomena is home to millions of people and many of them are amazingly talented kids! As we approach Earth Day (April 22nd), it is important to reflect on how this bright blue globe of ours supports life and focus on the things that we and our children can do to sustain it.

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