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Back To School

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Sleep Is Critical For Kids Before School

We hear a lot about the importance of getting enough sleep, but for school children, it’s even more critical. Research has shown that kids who suffer from sleep deprivation tend to struggle in class.

08/27/2012

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How To Check Your Kids For Lice Before School

As children head back to school over the next couple weeks, there’s always a chance they could bring home more than just books and homework.

08/24/2012

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Tips To Get Ready For The School Year

It won’t be long before kids across the state head back to school. All week, WCCO This Morning is working to help make sure you and your family are ready.

08/21/2012

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Best Places For Back To School Shopping In Minnesota

We’ve rounded up some of the best and coolest options available to make that back-to-school shopping trip as painless as possible.

08/21/2012

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New, Healthier Guidelines For School Lunches

It’s almost time for kids to go back to school. And for parents that means time to start packing lunches again.

08/20/2012

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Champlin Park Program Brings Food Shelf, Supplies To Students

It’s back-to-school time, which means shopping for many families; but there are plenty of kids whose families are short of cash.

08/06/2012

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Minnesota Back-To-School Guide

With the right plan of attack, this year’s back to school adventure will be as easy as 1, 2, 3.

08/03/2012

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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

Educational Apps

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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School Closing Alert Sign-Up

07/24/2012

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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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