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Ways to keep kids on track with reading during the pandemic (access required)

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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Still time to nominate for Family Favorites! (access required)

Do you have a favorite dentist? Day care provider or a favorite place to take the kids for some fun? Central Penn Parent is looking for your suggestions. The nomination portion of the annual Family Favorites reader rankings is now in its nomination stage. The top companies/individuals that get the most nominations in each category ...

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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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