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Emirates Airline Travel Survey on Family Travel

April 11, 2018

With Spring Break around the corner, Emirates Airline, TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travelers’ Choice Award winner for Best Airline in the world, today unveiled new survey data showing what parents and travelers think about kids flying, including how long into a flight kids get antsy, what is most helpful keeping kids entertained on a flight and which travelers are more likely to agree to sit next to kids for a long flight.  Furthermore, with parents planning long flights for Spring Break and…

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3 Ways Good Nutrition Protects and Heals

April 4, 2018

As another flu epidemic tears through the U.S., the nation appears almost defenseless.  From flu shots to healthy habits such as hand washing and covering the mouth when coughing, no remedy is infallible. One of the best bets against getting the flu, experts say, is eating healthier. Good nutrition, according to the American Dietetic Association, can help you avoid the flu by boosting the body’s immune system. Dr. Sanda Moldovan, author of HEAL UP!: How to Repair, Rebuild and Renew Naturally (, says…

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Helping Children Build Confidence In Stem Skills Through Hands-On Play

March 1, 2018

Learning Resources® has a 30 year history of helping millions of children develop a love of learning while building educational skills to take on the world. And today, staying true to this mission means bringing the highest quality resources to classrooms and families that meet authentic criteria for building STEM skills at early ages. Learning Resources has  earned the STEM Approved Trustmark™ from™) on over 50 of its products.   Coding has become an integral part of STEM education.…

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Raising a Happy and Healthy Eater

February 21, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 out of every 5 school age children is obese, which is a number that has more than tripled since the 1970s. In fact, the CDC refers to childhood obesity today as a serious problem. It’s one that many parents are not sure how to take on and beat. The good news is that although babies may not be born with a handbook on how to care for them, one…

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Five Practices to Help You Thrive in Perilous Times

January 11, 2017

Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, where you live, your age, marital status, race, religion, sexual orientation or profession, 2017 is likely to be a year unlike any we’ve ever experienced. America has never been more divided, and many people are feeling alienated and anxious.   The key to remember is this:   Thriving is our birthright.  So now, more than ever, it’s critical to do what we can to build our capacity to be resilient.  In times…

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Recipes Reviews

Salt For Life

October 14, 2016

  School is back in session and with it comes the routine of preparing dinner when the kids come home. Salt for Life, the potassium salt blend that offers 75% less sodium than traditional table salt, wants to help you ease into the school routine by offering fun, delicious and healthy recipe options  to surprise your loved ones.   Bring back an all-time favorite dish and make Sloppy Joes, the quintessential childhood dish everyone enjoys. Salt for Life helps you…

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Arts and Crafts Children Reviews

Fun with Stitchables

October 11, 2016

  Fun with Stitchables introduces young crafters to the fun of simple embroidery. Quick and easy cross-stitch sewing cards are included with punched holes for easy stitching, as well as a 16-page project book with instructions for designing your own unique stitching patterns and color combinations. A project gallery shows examples of what the hand-stitched cards can become once they are complete: everything from ornaments to greeting cards! The simple stitching patterns taught in this book promote growth and development, hand-eye…

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Back to Work Balance Children Emotions Reviews

New Working Mom’s Emotional Job Performance Review

October 10, 2016

    It seems to be a universal truth that working moms have it tough. The first few weeks back to work can be especially nerve-wracking.   That’s why I wanted to share an inspiring new video with you that documents a new mom’s true story and celebrates all new moms as they navigate the realities of modern motherhood.   The video reveals a real mom’s “360-degree” performance evaluation after returning to work from maternity leave. Providing a glimpse into her struggle,…

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Office Depot Foundation

August 10, 2016

  OFFICE DEPOT FOUNDATION CELEBRATES 16TH YEAR OF NATIONAL BACKPACK PROGRAM BY DONATING 200,000 SACKPACKS TO DESERVING CHILDREN  Award-Winning Program Makes a Difference to 4 Million Kids Since 2001 For the past 16 years, the Office Depot Foundation has been giving children important tools they need to succeed in school – and in life – at the beginning of the new school year. This year is no exception.  In 2016, the Foundation – the independent charitable giving arm of Office…

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