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There's a list of basic life skills all parents instinctively know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. It includes habits like looking both ways before crossing the street, washing your hands with soap and water and...

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Conflict is a normal part of the human experience. As adults, it is important to remember that the skills we use to solve conflict were learned skills; in other words, it required a patient adult investing the time to guide us through productive...

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Are you a parent who has felt difficulties in communicating or being involved with your child’s school?  Are you a teacher who wished that each of your student’s parents were more engaged or forthcoming?  I have been both at different times, yet...

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With summer almost here, and parents working hard to find a plan for their children to spend the next three months, we must consider how these children will continue to learn and not lose the knowledge they have gained the previous nine months in...

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During the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, volunteers gather to help children enjoy reading. This event takes place in celebration of the treasured children’s author, Dr. Seuss, on his birthday. His rhyming style helps...

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Our Leaders Club and Junior Leaders provide youth the opportunity to learn to become more effective in their interactions with others. Teens improve their social and leadership skills all while discovering how they can give back to their...

GWR YMCA

Looking for a perfect gift for your child, one that they’ll love to receive and that will encourage them to be active? How about a ball for their favorite sport, or a new sport they will try next year? While many organizations like the YMCA...