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Improve Your Child's Vocabulary

While a fondness for reading can come naturally, for some children, it can be difficult to get started, especially with competition from various electronics and toys. But you can encourage a love of reading and help expand your child's vocabulary as they grow using these simple tips....more»

School Lunches Get a Makeover

As schools are hard at work revamping lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about....more»

Wildlife Takes the Gold for True Olympic Feats

Olympic fever has taken hold of the world. We're all cheering for our favorite athletes. While human Olympians have amazing physical abilities, for wild animals strength, speed, agility and endurance mean more than just medals, they are a matter of survival. Here are some animal Olympians with gold medal-worthy abilities....more»

Five Wholesome Snacks for Families On-the-Go

A busy family schedule means there's less time to gather around the dinner table each night, let alone ensure everyone in the family is getting the nutrients they need to live healthy. And what convenience foods offer in terms of portability, they often lack in vitamins and nutrients....more»

How to Save on Family Vacations

Families are always looking for ways to enjoy vacation time together that maximizes fun, while minimizing the budget....more»

Simple Switches to Spruce Up Any Home

Want to give your home a fresh look, but don't have the time or energy for a complete makeover? Ditch the daunting DIY projects. Think small projects to make a big impact according, to design bloggers from VeccoStudio.com, an online resource for simple, customizable DIY design projects....more»

Why Toddler's Minds Need Stimulation

Toddlers are always on the go and in search of new things to do and learn. It is important to engage children in this age group in learning activities that will stimulate the mind and enhance learning potential....more»
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