learning

Creating a Back to School Routine

If there’s one thing parents know, it’s children thrive on routines. When it seems like everything is changing, routines can create stability. “When children know what to expect, they don’t feel powerless and out of control,” said Rashelle Chase from KinderCare Learning Centers’ education team. “Children like to plan just as much as adults do.…

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How to create your dream closet

Creating the closet of your dreams could be in closer reach than you may think if you’re willing to take matters into your own hands. With a little creative inspiration and some basic DIY skills, you may be surprised by the stylish space you can design by yourself. Start with a vision Creating the perfect…

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Make Disability Insurance Work for You

Millions of Americans are out of work right now, but even without the pandemic, millions more are sidelined every year by something more common: an accident, illness or injury that causes a disability. In fact, more than 1 in 4 of today’s 20-year-olds will suffer a disability that keeps them out of work for at…

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Ways to support students through community programs

As kids prepare for the upcoming school year, school supplies remain critical to their success. While school districts struggle with the challenge of delivering education and resources to students amid a pandemic, many parents are working to determine how they will ensure their children have the necessary supplies. Community youth programs are innovating to fill…

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Steps to prepare for home remodeling

A homeowner’s motivation for taking on a remodeling project can vary greatly, but there’s one universal rule of thumb: home upgrades should add value, function or both. This step-by-step guide can help ensure you get the maximum return on your investment and make the most of your remodel.   Step 1: Identify Reasons for Remodeling…

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Remodeling Time

With the extra time many Americans have spent at home over the past few months, there have been plenty of opportunities to think about how that living space could be improved.   While this may not be the ideal time to tackle a full gut and renovate project, it may still be possible to do…

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At-Home Learning Throughout Summer

Tips for keeping students sharp over the long-haul     With the majority of schools across the country closed, many parents are feeling the stress of taking more active roles in their children’s education. As time away from the classroom extends into summer, parents also face the challenge of helping their children maintain what they’ve learned through…

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Kids Can Save Lives by Getting Active at Home

     As millions of people across the globe social distance and self-quarantine to help prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, kids and families can help save lives by getting active at home.      With 55 million students in the United States affected by school closures, teachers, families and kids are incorporating options like UNICEF Kid Power…

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