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10 Ways to Make Learning Fun this Summer

Summer vacation is still going strong and so should your child’s education. Sure it’s nice to have time off from school, but that doesn’t mean your child should be taking time off from learning this summer. Spending time outdoors on … Continue reading

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10 Conflicts Between Parents and Children and How To Resolve Them

Every parents goes through the stress and heartache of communicating with their child, but what parents need to realize is this miscommunication is formed in their own home.To better understand this rationalization and realize there is an effective way to … Continue reading

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Communication Tips for Parents and Kids

Communicating with your child is an everyday challenge, but soon it will get easier (yea right).  So for the time being lets break down a few communication tips to strengthen our feelings of self-worth as we develop good relationships in … Continue reading

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Summer Events for Kids in Grand Forks

Summer is officially in full swing, on and off the baseball diamonds. So be sure to get out your calendars and start circling dates because you won’t want to miss these kid-friendly events going on this summer throughout Grand Forks/East … Continue reading

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Kids Safety with Fireworks on the 4th of July

The 4th of July is a great time to gather family and friends for a bbq or campfire as you watch the fireworks blast off, but if you’re also considering lighting the fireworks yourself there are a few safety concerns … Continue reading

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How to Communicate Better with Family Members

No family is perfect and each has its own set of issues. But it doesn’t mean we should stop trying to make things more comfortable at home. The family can be, after all, our closest friends. According to Life Spy, there … Continue reading

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How to Set a Summer Routine for Your Child

Summertime is here and so is summer schedules filled with baseball, swim lessons, barbecue’s and many more late nights. But don’t just fill those meals with junk food or spend those extra hours playing video games, instead create a routine … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior this Summer

Parenting styles today are a little different than when you were a child, most of us start out parenting the way we were parented and expect our children to react as we did. If the tried-and-true ways of your mother … Continue reading

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May is National Water Safety Month

Celebrate National Water Safety Month this May through educational programs, public service announcements, governmental proclamations, dealer and business promotions and the distribution of water-safety-themed materials, aimed primarily at the public. As we prepare for the hot summer months this is a great time to … Continue reading

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Kids are Encouraged to Participant in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

The Grand Forks Public Library (GFPL) has formed a partnership with the Dakota Science Center (DSC) and the University of North Dakota (UND) College of Engineering and Mines in order to provide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities to library patrons. … Continue reading

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