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Homeschool Days For Our Public School Kids: Family Field Trips

Let me start by saying that I am a huge fan of public education. I love the diversity, teachers, social aspects, learning, and the routine my kids experience when at school. I have some friends who give their public school children “mental health days” which are days to chill and have a break from the normal […]

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Bullying: One Mom’s Perspective on Helping Your Kids Cope

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. As many as 28% of all kids from 6th through 12th grade report having been bullied. This particular subject hits very close to home. My daughter coped with being bullied by classmates before she was 10 years old. I know I’m not the only mom helping her child deal […]

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A Lego firefighter and truck I could use when discussing fire safety with my children.

Fire Safety: Effectively Improving Your Kids’ Knowledge

There is a never-ending list of topics we should talk to our children about. One topic that doesn’t usually come to mind immediately is fire safety. I recently found out that the month of October is dedicated to fire prevention and fire safety awareness. I began thinking about how much my kids know about fire […]

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