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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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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?

07/20/2012

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Guide to Back to School Drives in Puget Sound

While you’re out shopping for back to school items, why not pick up a few extra supplies for local kids in need? Here are some drives near you that would appreciate a helping hand.

07/18/2012

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Seattle Storm Announces Special Theme Nights

The Seattle Storm has announced their HOME GAME theme nights for their 2012 Season! It’s time to think about purchasing tickets and getting that Sue Bird Limited Edition Bobblehead, or taking dear old Dad to the Dads and Daughters Night on Father’s Day.

05/22/2012

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Best Shoe Stores for Kids in Seattle

Kids seem to go through shoes in a hurry. And now that it’s time to get those back-to-school shoes and boots, or just find a bigger size to get you through the summer, there are some great shoe stores in the Seattle area where your kids’ fit, comfort and style come first.

07/21/2011

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