Word up

Spelling bees have grown in popularity recently, but what about a contest where you have to know the definition of the word, too? Read...

 

Wheat vs. white

Everyone knows that whole grain bread is better for you than white bread. But kids usually don’t care what’s healthier—they want what tastes better.  Read...

 

Always be prepared

Emergencies happen without warning and offer little if any time for clear thinking and swift reactions.  Read...

 

An impartial voice

When a child enters the foster system, he is surrounded by lawyers, case workers, foster parents, extended family members and judges. Read...

 

Sharpen your knowledge

Behold the simple pencil. Chances are your kids have this back-to-school staple on their school supply list. Read...

 

Supporting our troops

U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Juan Salas knows the joy of receiving correspondence. "A letter was like a piece of gold. Something you will keep for the rest of your life," he says.  Read...

 

Mark the spot

September means back to school—and time to hit the books. Read...

 

Talking about substance abuse

We’ve heard a lot in recent months about underage drinking and the consequences to parents who allow it to occur in their homes. Read...

 

Is your child’s diet (D)eficient?

Ask any school-age child or his parents about vitamin D and you’ll get the standard reaction. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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