Beyond the Classroom

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Parents + Teachers + Good Conversations = Formula for Success!

What’s one of the best (and easiest) ways to ensure your child is achieving his or her fullest potential? Talk to his or her teachers. Research shows that when families are engaged with teachers and schools, their children are better prepared to enter kindergarten—and children’s social skills and school achievement improve, too. That’s why, each

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TAKE IT OUTSIDE: 19 Ways to Inspire Nature Walks with Kids

We can officially celebrate the fact that it feels like summer in every corner of the country. An inspired nature walk can mean so much more than a hike in the woods, but a focused narrative that can create unforgettable interactions with nature, cognitive and sensory development and wonderful memories of family time. Location Scouting:

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5 Quick and Nutritious on-the-Go Snack Ideas

We’ve all been there. It’s afternoon pick-up and you have a hungry child who needs to get to soccer practice on time. In honor of national fruits and vegetables month, we wanted to support all of our time-crunched families with ideas for incorporating both of these when we’re on-the-go and need to reach for kid-friendly

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Summer Reading Picks

Each season, our Education team compiles a new selection of book recommendations for infants through school-agers. I am excited to print out the new Summer Reading List and head down to my local bookstore with my daughter! The local library is always a hit with little ones, as well. We hope you enjoy the list

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