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5 Organizing Hacks Perfect for Back to School

Back to school means an influx of after-school activities and lots of ‘stuff’. Here are a few ideas to keep your family organized.

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7 Ways Music Lessons Help Kids Excel

Looking to avoid summer brain drain? A music-loving mom shares her personal research into 7 impressive benefits associated with music lessons. Drumroll, please! By Katie Femia One, two, three, four … With all of the counting and time signatures, it makes sense that learning a musical instrument can help strengthen a child’s ability to do […]

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Academics Reading

4 Tips To Beat Summer Brain Drain

Research shows that summer brain drain is real — kids can fall behind academically during the long summer vacation. Here, 4 practical tips that can help.

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Dance

Video Roundup: Dance Is for Boys, Too

(Videos) Think “Dance class is for girls?” We beg to differ! Check out these amazing guys whose dancing is sure to inspire. From the ActivityHero Blog.

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Sports

The Participation Trophy Debate

Is a Participation Trophy a way of motivating children — or devaluing achievement?

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Cooking

3 Truly Gross Recipes That Kids Love

Disgusting recipes are a win-win: You show kids some valuable life skills in the kitchen, and they get to gross you out! Check out these delicious, disgusting offerings from some of our favorite bloggers. By Jillian Chamberlain What is it with kids and poop? They think it’s hilarious and they love talking about it, usually […]