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There’s still time to ensure your kids don’t suffer from Summer Learning Loss.

Posted on: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 in Activities for kids, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading tips for kids, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss, talking to kids

It seems impossible but the month of July is rapidly coming to an end, which means summer vacation is half over.  Even without a calendar to verify this all I had to do was look at school supply ads for … read more »

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Summer Activity Books for Kids and the rest of the Family – 07/26/12

Posted on: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Family Activities, parent involvement, Reading, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

To help keep your kids, and the rest of the family, active and reading over the summer we are suggesting three activity books.  Each book contains activities that the whole family can enjoy and learn a few things, too.  Let’s … read more »

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Summer Reading Book Series for Kids – 07/19/12

Posted on: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 in Action/Adventure, Activities for kids, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, fantasy, parent involvement, Reading series for kids, Science Fiction/Fantasy, Summer learning loss

To encourage your kids to continue reading over the summer we are suggesting three book series.  Each series contains a number of books so if you child enjoys one of these books he or she may be interested in reading … read more »

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Five ideas for summertime activities for your kids .

Posted on: Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 in Book recommendations, Books, Family Activities, Reading, Reading tips for kids, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Hot dogs and hamburgers, picnics and watermelon, movies and popcorn – certain things just go together!  Like summer time and what to do with the kids to keep them happy, and actively engaged. Just in case reading and writing are not … read more »

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More Summer Reading Books for Kids – 07/12/12

Posted on: Thursday, July 12th, 2012 in Activities for kids, Book recommendations, Books, Jeff Foxworthy, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

To help keep your kids reading this summer, and to combat that dreaded “summer brain drain” we are recommending a variety of books.  One heartwarming, one a little silly and a funny one for the younger kids. Christian the Lion by … read more »

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Heredity still may have the answer, says Sally from Peanuts

Posted on: Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 in Family Activities, Peanuts, Sibling involvement, Snoopy

The end of the school year for us – means pack the bags and go visit our grandkids.  Our grandchildren live plane rides away and while we are thankful for Skype nothing is better than real hugs and kisses!  We … read more »

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