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    The great board game comeback

    Suddenly, most of us found ourselves confined at home with lots of free time on our hands — and after a while, even a Netflix binge loses its appeal. So how do you entertain yourself indoors during a lockdown order? Families are re-discovering the joy of some friendly competition mixed with nostalgia. Board games are […]

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    Keep your children safe online

    Any parent knows that while the internet is a wonderful tool, it also is fraught with danger. The same technology that keeps us connected to friends and family can be an avenue for predators to gain access to children, who too often don’t realize the risks. A 2019 internet usage study, conducted by the Center […]

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    Fun math activities to do with your child

    From Huntington Learning Center Mastering math requires frequent practice. How can you help your child learn “practical math” at home? Here are several activities to help your child reinforce his or her math skills. Use cooking to teach fractions. What fraction (and measuring cup) is the same as two one-fourth cups of flour? What fraction […]

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    Summer camp guide 2020

    Compiled by Jasmine Ball It’s hard to determine what kids can look forward to this summer. Will camps still happen? While some activities are canceled due to the pandemic, other camps plan to open in the days and weeks ahead. Here’s what has been announced so far: OPERATING CAMPS Boys & Girls Clubs of the […]

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    Smart parents guide

    Let’s face it: No mom is perfect — especially when a pandemic frays our nerves and tests our patience. There’s no magic formula to raising healthy, happy and well-adjusted kids, but most of us would welcome some timely expert advice. No matter where you are in your parenting journey, Gulf Coast Moms Blog and Dr. […]

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    Boredom busters

    By Destiny McNease, Gulf Coast Moms Blog Contributor It’s hard to believe we’ve been living in a global pandemic. Practicing social distancing is not easy, especially for kids who don’t fully understand why we can’t go to the park or visit grandma and grandpa. Many of us also are out of work, which has opened […]

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