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How to Motivate Struggling Readers

By Audra Glidewell In order for struggling readers to become better readers, they have to READ, which is the last thing they want to do if they are struggling.  Thus, it’s our job as parents to find ways to motivate them.

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Up, Up and Away!

Vacation Getaways without Kids (and without Breaking the Bank) By Rick Seaney / Contributor If you’ve been thinking about a getaway – without the children but feel a little guilty about the expense, check out these tips for a cheaper trip.

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Dreaming of a Vacation Home?

    Fractional Ownership Can Make Your Dream a Reality by Dawn Bluemel Oldfield If a ski chalet, beach house, or other vacation home seems out of reach, there’s a hot trend in vacation homes to consider that brings those

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7 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe in the Dog Days of Summer

  by Lisa A. Beach Warm, summer weather gives you more chances to hang outside with your pet, whether you’re playing fetch at the park, swimming in the pool, or going for a jog together. However, the heat and the

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It Takes a Village

  Communities Work Together to Combat Domestic Violence by Alicia Wanek Years ago, I was in attendance at a community meeting when the speaker passed out a lipstick tube to everyone in the audience.  Thinking it was a free sample,

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It Happened to Her

  A glimpse into the life of a 23-year-old who witnessed domestic violence as a child, held onto the secret with all her might, and ultimately found healing in sharing her story.   “I am a victim of domestic violence.  Up

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Everyday Bullying

“It’s all fun and games until someone posts a video…” by Dr. Susan Sugerman and Sierra Sanchez, MSSW | Contributors The anxiety about where to sit at lunch on the first day of school is enough to turn the stomachs

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America’s Sex Trade Problem

Playground documentary helps Irma Rangel School educate students by Karyn Brodsky Sammie Casas and her classmates learned about child sexual exploitation and trafficking via the Nest Foundation Prevention Curriculum facilitated by New Friends New Life and taught by their teachers

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