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Surviving Back to School
The secret formula to making a smooth transition from summer
School supplies are stuffed into backpacks, lunches are brown-bagged and the day’s outfit is laid out. You and your kids feel ready for the start of the school year. But are you really? The real test begins now for parents: how to shift from summer to back-to-school mode in order to successfully make it through the first weeks of school?
Set the Table for a Healthy School Year
All the dish on school lunch
The alarm clock rings and it's time to get ready for school. Pop quiz. What do you have prepared for breakfast? How about lunch? You scramble (some eggs?) to get things in order: a sandwich, some veggies and fruits, throw in some cookies; or maybe, a pre-packaged combination of all of the above. Hopefully, you’ve given this some forethought.
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School Apps 101: What Parents Need to Know
Keeping an eye on cyberbullying, homework and more
Keeping an eye on your kids’ social media and online presence and helping them navigate safely is as important as teaching them to look left-right-left before crossing the street. Here are 5 apps to help you do just that.
Family Expo 2019 on Deck in September
Miami’s largest gathering of family-friendly resources is a must-not-miss as providers, parents and, of course, kids, gather at the Miami-Dade County Fair from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, September 7. The 2019 The Children’s Trust Family Expo is free and open to all families in Miami-Dade.
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Breaking the Boredom Blues
What makes something boring?
When something limits communication, movement and hands-on activities.
Something that is repetitive, that you do over and over without any change.