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Summer Learning Day is June 20, 2014

June 16th, 2014

With the kids getting out of school, and summer season starting, you may wish to consider some formalized learning activities or programs during the summer months for your kids. Summer Learning Day is designed to spread awareness about the importance of summer programs that promote kids’ developmental growth, while intending to keep them safe and […]

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May is Asian-Pacific Heritage Month: 10 Ways to Enrich Kids’ Appreciation of Asian-Pacific American Culture

May 2nd, 2014

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month—a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the […]

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Earth Day: 7 Ways to Increase Environmental Stewardship

April 16th, 2014

April 22 is the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. Gaylord Nelson, a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin founded Earth Day in 1970, as a means of bringing attention to environmental issues. Encourage your kids to be environmental stewards with some of the ideas below, and more of your own. Get Outdoors and Get Moving 1. Visit […]