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The summertime guide to keeping kids entertained at home (access required)

Ways to help your kids keep their rooms clean (access required)

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, getting your kids to keep their rooms clean might have felt like pulling teeth. Now months into the pandemic and stay-at-orders, you might feel all hope is lost when it comes to keeping your kids’ room clean. Here are a few ways to declutter your kids’ room and keep it ...

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Introducing The Mommy Bloggers! (access required)

Introducing The Mommy Bloggers!  I’m really excited to be introducing you to our latest feature for Central Penn Parent: The Mommy Bloggers.  The Mommy Bloggers is a group of local midstate women who have varied stories, challenges and backgrounds. Each one of our bloggers will be highlighting their parental experiences on Central Penn Parent weekly.  ...

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Talking about racism with your child (access required)

Don’t shy away from the topic of race because children will encounter it, sometimes even at school. “Continued education and engagement in conversations around race and white privilege are necessary in households of all races,” said Chrishane Cunningham, a postgraduate fellow at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. Children are not too young to learn about this “slippery ...

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Country Time launches bailout for kids’ lemonade stands (access required)

Here’s another “business” struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic: kids’ lemonade stands. According to lemonade brand Country Time, the popular summertime fixtures in neighborhoods across the nation are closed “due to social distancing guidelines.” So, Country Time has launched the “Littlest Bailout Relief Fund” to help put a “little juice back into the economy.” The brand owned by Kraft ...

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