How to Talk to Kids about Money

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One of the biggest gripes we all have about our schooling is that we were never taught how to properly manage our finances. Whether your child’s school teaches this subject or not, you must. Parents are the first and last resource when it comes to their children learning about the right and wrong ways of

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How to Talk to Kids about Politics

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“I’m not interested in politics.” The problem with this statement is that ‘politics’ is interested in you. It’s also interested in your children. The political climate is everywhere in our modern world, particularly since the advent of social media. And … your child and social media? They’re closer than you’ll ever know. Your child most

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Top Ten Worst Foods for Elementary School Kids

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It is an established fact that children need a specific amount of nutrients and vitamins to grow up strong and healthy. These nutrients and vitamins normally come from the foods that we eat. However, there is an alarming trend that has plagued the US school system for decades. Children are being served nutrient and vitamin

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Successful Summer Vacation Tips for Elementary School Students

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For the kids who just finished their first year in kindergarten, or even “graduated” from first grade, the end of the school year might be a real traumatic event for them.  Even though they already know that they can sleep in later, and stay up later, there is angst over leaving their teacher and knowing

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