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Parents wondering about play dates during pandemic as kids miss out on socialization

Last updated: 08/01/2020

Chicago Tribune | Jul 27, 2020 at 1:32 PM Elena Nicole Britton, seated at center, and Tabitha Watts, rear, bring their daughters to a play date in Kenwood Park in Chicago on...

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Outdoor School Has Never Sounded Better

Last updated: 07/31/2020

The Atlantic Link Copied This month, Berkeley public schools, like many school districts across the country, announced they will not start the year with full-time, in-person...

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Impact Of COVID-19 On the Future Of Edtech

Last updated: 07/30/2020

Education technology, or edtech, has been around for at least the last 15-20 years in a meaningful way. It has evolved during this period. We can divide this journey in three...

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Should Kids Run Long? Here’s What They (and You) Need to Know

Last updated: 07/27/2020

When news arrived in 2017 that 8-year-old Jordan Ramirez was itching to break his 12-year-old sister Blanca’s world record—the youngest person thought to run seven marathons on...

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How to Stay Active in Summer - Children's Health

Last updated: 07/25/2020

During the hot summer months, you might be wondering how to keep your children physically active. While high temperatures might tempt you to sit inside all day, health experts...

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Protecting My Children's Future • The Simple Parent

Last updated: 07/23/2020

As a mom, the most important thing to me is protecting my kids. This can mean a lot of different things, depending on how old they are and what we’re doing in our lives.  My...

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At-Home Summer Accidents to Avoid with Kids

Last updated: 07/22/2020

Due to the global pandemic, many families are spending a lot more time at home than ever before. What hasn't changed is the priority of summer safety for kids. According to the...

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8 summer activities to promote kids' healthy development during COVID-19

Last updated: 07/21/2020

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Child Development, Owerko Centre at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, University of...

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Managing Mental Health in a Summer of Change

Last updated: 07/20/2020

» Managing Mental Health in a Summer of Change Managing Mental Health in a Summer of Change By Stacey Mickelbart July 7, 2020 COVID-19 guarantees that the Summer of 2020 will be...

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How to help kids understand life better - mindfulness activity

Last updated: 07/20/2020

Being a kid can be overwhelming – there are so many different emotions caught up in those little bodies. Anything that can help make life more understandable for our children,...

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