Stress-Busting Books for Kids

Stress, that worried feeling that usually comes with a burst of nervous energy, can be good. Even though it might make your palms sweat, your heart beat faster or your muscles tighten up, stress can motivate you to finish your chores before Mom gets home, get to school on time or study for a test…
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Story Time in the Kitchen: Making Soup with Kids

Cooking soup as a family is a pleasant way to spend a winter afternoon. For kids, there's all kinds of learning in the kitchen—there's math in measuring, reading the recipe, science in mixing ingredients and all the teamwork involved in doing a project together. Plus, everyone gets to eat their efforts when you finish. Perfect for chilly weather, butternut…
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Year of the Dog Recommended Reads

Happy (Chinese) New Year! And welcome to the Year of the Dog!  The Dog is the 11th year in the Chinese zodiac's 12-year cycle. Were you born in a Dog year? Recent Dog years include 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and, of course, 2018. Like their animal counterparts, those born in a Dog year are supposed to be loyal and honest friends that…
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