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Protecting Children with Peanut Allergies

Monday, January 9th, 2012
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You might think a peanut-free environment is the best way to protect a child with peanut allergies. Think again. Research shows that a peanut-free classroom

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Proper Footwear Can Avoid School Accidents

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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As a parent you want your child to put a best foot forward in school, but that can be at odds with today’s fashion tends.

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In Germany, Kids Ride Solo

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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We were sitting in our Dresden, Germany apartment in awe, as our eight-year old son, Riley, went through his PowerPoint show. He was trying to

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Back to School—German Style

Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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By Stacey Walz “Well, how are you doing?” my friend, Anne, asked as I entered the main lobby of the Dresden International School. She had

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12 Days and 12 Facts for This Holiday Season

Saturday, December 5th, 2009
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By Caroline Taggart Ever catch yourself saying I Used to Know That? Each holiday season brings another round of cocktail parties, family get-togethers, and corporate

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Goodbye, School Days! (Hello? Did Anyone Hear Us?)

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
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Last year, when my younger daughter graduated from high school, our family wrapped up fifteen years as participants at three different schools. We left with

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Dealing with Your Child’s Messy Room

Sunday, June 21st, 2009
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By Joanna Delson School’s out, the children are home and everything from school gym clothes, to art and science projects, to every book and paper

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Do Your Homework Before a Parent-Teacher Conference

Monday, February 23rd, 2009
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“Who are you and what do you teach?” Ah, yes, it’s parent-teacher conference season.  You might be surprised to learn that I hear this question

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