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4 Traits of Social Intelligence and How to Teach It to Kids

4 Traits of Social Intelligence and How to Teach It to Kids

You’ve likely heard of emotional intelligence, but social intelligence (SI) can be an obscure topic for many. This fact is ironic, considering how many people practice and develop it without putting the proper name to it. You’ve probably referred to a socially intelligent person as “outgoing” or “the life of the party” numerous times before.…
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10 Meaningful Family Traditions and Why Kids Need Them

10 Meaningful Family Traditions and Why Kids Need Them

Having family traditions is a great way to provide stability and routine in a child’s life. Traditions are moments that children can look forward to when they’re young and then look back on as adults. “Tradition remains one of the few practices that truly belongs to your family and close friends and allows you to…
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A Better School Building May Mean Better Test Scores [Study Results]

A Better School Building May Mean Better Test Scores [Study Results]

A new study finds that the school building and environment play a surprisingly significant role in students’ academic success. Researchers studied the effects of school facilities on academic performance and attendance rates and discovered that newly renovated learning environments seem to improve student performance. This examination has led policymakers and local and state officials to…
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The Importance of Media Literacy Education for Kids

The Importance of Media Literacy Education for Kids

Ever since smartphones and other digital devices became so pervasive in the U.S., kids have been active users of digital media. In fact, according to a Common Sense Media study, teens spend nearly nine hours looking at content on digital media. But despite the amount of time kids may spend using their digital devices, many…
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How to Teach Your Kids to Be an Informed Voter

How to Teach Your Kids to Be an Informed Voter

Every four years, we find ourselves in the midst of another presidential election cycle. But there are also off-year elections, which include special elections, mayoral races, gubernatorial elections, and the list goes on. Whether you utilize the Fifteenth Amendment right to vote is entirely up to you, but have you talked to your children about…
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10 Creative Family Photo Ideas for Your Holiday Card

Ready to take your family Christmas photo to the next level? Here are ten creative ideas you can try this year plus some tips on getting the best photo.

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