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Month: November 2016

Thanksgiving Is The Season. Family Is The Reason.

Thanksgiving Is The Season. Family Is The Reason.

During the holidays, we spend a lot of time together as a family. Relatives come in from out of town, cousins start backyard football games, and everyone seems to congregate in the kitchen. It’s always good to spend time with loved ones, but this time together can benefit your child’s development!   A quick rundown about developmental assets: after 20 years of research, the Search Institute assembled a list of 40 internal and external developmental assets. They found more assets…

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We’re Thankful for Family & Fun!

We’re Thankful for Family & Fun!

Some things just make sense together: peanut butter and jelly, hot chocolate and marshmallows, cookies and ice cream. For many families, this list also includes Thanksgiving and football. There are some great family traditions rooted in watching parades and sporting events together, it definitely can be quality time! Just in case your family is looking for something to do during halftime or so your family’s eyes don’t glaze over, here are some family fun alternatives:   Stuff The Turkey. Make…

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