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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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Best Consignment Stores for Kids’ Clothes in Seattle

If you’re kids are getting bigger, but your wallet is not, perhaps a consignment store is the way to go. Saving you money, and still offering the brand names that kids know and love, shopping can be fun for everyone! Plus you can bring in your kids’ outgrown items for cash or credit. Here are some of our favorites.

08/27/2012

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Best Green School Supply Shopping in Puget Sound

It’s time to shop for back to school, but you want to be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious about it. Here are some Northwest companies doing their best to make back to school fun for kids, and easy on the environment.

08/02/2012

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

08/01/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite School Lunch?

08/01/2012

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Back to School Consignment Event in Olympia

If you live in Olympia, you’ll want to save the date to shop for back to school clothes for babies, toddlers and kids at the Just Between Friends Olympia Consignment Sale on August 10, 11 and 12.

07/26/2012

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