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Nurturing Self-Reliance in Children

Betsy Brown Braun - Raising Confident Kids

It's a curious thing about having a self-reliant child: You love that he can take care of himself, and you hate that he doesn't need you. Having a child who doesn't require your attention 24/7 might sound pretty darn good to the parent whose child does...
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Throwing a Super Bowl Party for All Ages

Ashley Young - Seasons and Celebrations » Take Some Time to Celebrate

Super Bowl 50 is this Sunday, and history tells us that more than 100 million people will tune in to watch the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos. We think it's a good bet that your family will be watching, too. Below are a few suggestions for m...
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Five Reasons to Brave the Beach in Winter

Laure Latham - The Great Outdoors

Best way to kick the winter blues? Head to the beach and forget about the season. Yes, it's cold outside, but the ocean in winter has a certain soothing quality that leaves you fully relaxed and recharged. If you are lucky to live near a coast, there's ce...
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Reading About Nelson Mandela

Eliza Clark - The Delights of Reading » Nonfiction for Inquisitive Minds

This year, as we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our thoughts turn not only to the great civil rights leader, but also to his South African counterpart, Nelson Mandela. His death in 2013 introduced many of our children to Mandela and his legacy, an...
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