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An Argument for Family Breakfast

Family dinner is the “holy grail” of together time. Multiple studies have linked it to a variety of benefits including, better grades, less bullying, better mental health, more healthful eating, less chance of substance abuse and more. So to say it’s not necessary for healthy family life seems blasphemous! And in fact, I’m not recommending you forgo the […]

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Nonfiction – The Reality TV of Reading

Teen girls typically LOVE reality TV – so why don’t they love reality reading? A new report, “What Kids Are Reading,” found that girls at all grade levels devote less of their reading time to nonfiction compared to boys. That’s surprising because girls are traditionally considered the bigger readers. And they are, in general. The […]

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