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Geocaching A Great Way To Get Outdoors

Comments Off If youre tired of hiking the same trail or picnicking at the same park, then Geocaching may be exactly what youre looking for. Geocaching, pronounced gee-o-cashing, is the high tech version of a treasure hunt. Armed with nothing but a handheld GPS unit and a thirst for excitement, youre off for new adventures…

Kids helping kids impacted by Montecito disaster

0 Reposted from KEYT.com By:Beth Farnsworth SANTA BARBARA, Calif. A group of local kids is banding together to help children impactedby the Montecito debris flow disaster through the creation ofa new grassroots group known as the Montecito Mud Piggies. The effort spawned in part from the Montecito Mud Angels and local studentswho personally know families…

How to Help Kids Learn to Fail

0 BY BETH ARKY Parents tend to see their mission as helping their kids succeed. But theres a growing realization among teachers and other professionals who work with children that kids increasingly need help learning how to fail. Not learning to tolerate failure leaves kids vulnerable to anxiety. It leads to meltdowns when the inevitable…

Kids and Food Allergies: What to Look For

0 Every parent knows that kids can be picky eaters, especially when it comes to healthy foods like broccoli and spinach. Yet pickiness has nothing to do with some kids refusal to eat certain dishes. According to Food Allergy Research and Education, about 1 out of every 13 children is allergic to at least one…

How to Teach Your Kids About Money…Without Allowance!

0 Alec Gorynski, Vice President, Community Development and Corporate Social Responsibility, First National Bank of Omaho,shares his tips for teaching kids about moneywithout allowance.Instead of allowance, heopts to provide guidance on how to reach children financial wellness. 2-4 Years Olds It may be too soon to discuss abstract financial topics but this is a great…

Dr. Tanya Altmann’s Tips for Keeping Kid’s Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

0 With germs everywhere and kids in school, sometimes a cold is inevitable, but these are tips Tanya uses at home and with her patients to keep their families as healthy as possible during cold & flu season. Wash your hands. So simple, but so important! Get kids in the habit of washing their hands…

Helping children relate

0 ByBill Cirone, Former Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools From coast to coastand around the globe, one of the most common questions parents ask children is,What did you do at school today? A very common frustration we hear voiced byparents is that theirchildren invariably respond with Nothing, or I dontknow, or I dont remember….

Can bedtime reading make your child smarter?

0 Child psychologists have linked bedtime reading routines to increased vocabulary and cognitive functions. Here are some suggested bedtime stories available both online and in print for for newborn children through fifth graders with synopses as well as helpful information for parents regarding sleep hygiene for children. Check it out here:https://www.tuck.com/best-bedtime-stories/ You might also be…

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