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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

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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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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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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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Study: Families Will Spend $688 On Back-To-School Shopping This Year

Back-to-school shopping is the next largest shopping event for consumers behind Christmas.

07/19/2012

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Back To School, Back To The Eye Doctor

Now that children are back in the school, doctors say it’s a good time to have their vision checked.

09/07/2011

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WCCO Morning Team Heads Back To School

The buses are warming up, the lunches are packed, and it’s time for most Minnesota students to head back to school.

09/06/2011

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Making Back-To-School Transitions Easier

The calendar may still say it is summer but it didn’t feel that way to thousands of Minnesota kids as they headed off to school.

09/06/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Clothing Deals II

Earlier this week we talked about clothes swapping and friends and family discounts to save money on back to school clothes. Here are a few more ideas to help your kids’ closets and your wallet.

09/01/2011

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School Lunch Food Prices Up From Last Year

Monday marked the first day of school for kids in the Minneapolis School District. While parents may have already noticed an increase in the cost of school supplies, a new report shows you can also expect price hikes when packing your kids’ lunchbox.

08/29/2011

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Which Lunch Bag Will Keep Kids’ Food Safest?

Thinking back to our school days, we brought lunch at one time or another and maybe traded a few items with our friends.

08/29/2011

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