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Mind Your Child's Mind

It’s been three months since 41-year-old Heidi Henke’s son, Gunnar, came home from his first day of school with his Broccoli Award. The 4-year-old earned it by eating three bowls of broccoli at lun...
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Ultimate School Survival Guide

After nearly three months of basically no bedtime, fun with Grandma and cousins, swimming, trips to the beach and sleeping in—bam!—the new school year has arrived. You were surely bombarded with lo...
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Child Care & Preschool Directory 2018

Academy Christian School 501 Academy Blvd., Fort Worth 76108 Hours: 7am–6pm     Ages: 6 wks–12 yrs     Capacity: 136 Before-School Program: no After-School Program: yes We provide a progressive cur...
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Why Your B Student Will Be OK

Brynn Sandlin is the community coordinator for the Healthy Kids Running Series in Frisco. There are no uniforms. No team practices. No stress. “There isn’t anything like it,” says Sandlin, whose tw...
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Teaching Money Management to Your Kids

Crystal Hume still remembers begging her parents for a Barbie Dreamhouse. “For weeks and weeks, I asked my parents if I could have one, and somehow they tolerated it,” the Melissa mom of two recall...
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Cut the Ribbon

Phase one of the My Possibilities Campus for Higher Learning opens late April, allowing the Plano organization to serve hundreds more a week. Launched in 2006, My Possibilities provides adults with...
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Why Every Child Needs a Mentor

We often tell our kids, “Don’t talk to strangers.” To Carrollton father David Parnell, that adage couldn’t be further from the truth. Parnell is a volunteer mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters Lon...
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What is Russian Math?

The teacher writes a complex problem on the whiteboard and then asks her students, a group of seventh-graders, to take positions at the front of the class and try their hand at the problem. As her ...