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Ways to Give Back This Summer, With Your Kids

Making the world a little bit better than I found it as a passion of mine, one that I hope rubs off on my three kids. Sometimes I think it’s working, like when my boys share change from their piggy banks to save snakes (hey, someone’s got to look out for the endangered cobras of […]

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Erratic bedtimes linked to child behavioral problems

Children who go to to bed at irregular hours are more likely to have behavioral problems, according to a recent study. The research, which appeared in the U.S. journal Pediatrics, found that lifelong problems could result from erratic childhood bedtimes, but that the effects could be reversed with implementation of a schedule. “Not having fixed […]

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Loving ways you can help kids overcome their fears

“Mommy!! Monsters are under my bed!!”  Our creative and knowledge hungry preschoolers are constantly exploring, being exposed to new things and developing new skills. All of these exciting and new things are wonderful for development and can encourage a very active imagination. However, these new things, ideas and images, combined with an active imagination can […]

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"Savvy" choice for 2014 Youth One Book, One Denver

Lafayette author Ingrid Law’s lively novel “Savvy,” named a Newbery Honor book in 2009, is the choice for the 2014 Youth One Book, One Denver, the citywide summer reading program for children between 9 and 13. Law said she hopes her book can help bring families together. “It’s just so exciting to get to share […]

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