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5 tips experts recommend for exchanging Valentine’s Day cards at school (access required)

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Is your family ready for a pet? (access required)

Pet ownership can be a wonderful part of childhood, but before adopting a new member families need to consider whether the time is right for a change in lifestyle. “Adopting a new pet is very rewarding, and caring for a pet is a great way to teach kids responsibility and empathy,” said Ragen McGowan, a ...

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Spring 2020 high school musicals in Central Pennsylvania (access required)

It’s still February, but the first signs of Spring are already starting to show themselves. Daffodils are peeking up from the ground. Birds are chirping. And, high schools throughout Central Pennsylvania are putting the finishing touches on their spring musicals. There’s a lot of talent out there and if you haven’t taken in a high ...

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How to spot the signs of bullying (access required)

In the past few years, there has been a concerted effort to stop bullying in our schools. Despite this effort, bullying still persists for millions of kids across the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bullying affects 20% of high school students and cyberbullying affects 16% of high school students. The ...

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Modeling healthy eating for kids (access required)

Watching cooking shows on TV is more than just mouthwatering entertainment. A recent study found that they can encourage healthier eating habits in children. The study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that children who watched a 10-minute clip of a cooking show that featured healthy foods and was designed for ...

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