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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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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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Going Private

Argyle ● LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 1301 S. Highway 377; libertychristian.com Year established: 1983 Religious affiliation: Christian Grades: Pre-K–12 Total enrollment: 1,200 ● SELWYN SCHOOL 2270 Cop...
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Going Private

Aledo ● ALEDO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL 400 Queen St.; aledochristianschool.com Year established: 1981 Religious affiliation: Christian Grades: K–12 Total enrollment: 30 Arlington ● CHILDREN’S UNIVERSITY 46...
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Going Private

Addison GREENHILL SCHOOL 4141 Spring Valley Road, Addison; greenhill.org Year established: 1950; Religious affiliation: None; Grades: Pre-K–12; Total enrollment: 1,300 TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 170...