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Where to Find Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Struggling to find activities to keep your child active and engaged this summer? A break from school can be fun for kids but also difficult for parents, both in terms of time and cost. Finding activities for kids that are simple and inexpensive is a great way to make memories

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How to Register Your Child for School

Kids go back to school in the fall, but you may not know that you must secure your child’s spot earlier in the year. We at Waterford.org know that getting your child registered for preschool or kindergarten can be stressful and confusing. If you are unsure, remember that all children

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Free Virtual Summer Camps for Kids

Summer is a time when kids make memories, learn new skills, and spend time outside. While summer camp can be expensive, there are many free summer camp options your child can participate in from home. We’ve rounded up a list of free virtual summer camps to bring all the fun

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50 Ways to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

Teacher Appreciation Week is right around the corner! This year it’s the week of May 2–6, with National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 3. It’s a perfect time to show the educator in your child’s life how much you have appreciated their support over the past school year. From cards

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52 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Do as a Family

Every day can be an opportunity to show your loved ones that you care in ways both big and small. Practicing random acts of kindness can help children learn empathy and gratitude for the people in their lives. If you’re looking for ways to lift others up and show kindness

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Mother and child making heart sign with hands. Gratitude can help children be happier and healthier

How to Help Your Children Grow an Attitude of Gratitude

Trying to raise a grateful child during the age of instant gratification can be challenging. But as difficult as it may appear, it’s possible to help your children nurture their sense of gratitude. This article explores why gratitude matters and gives you simple activities, games, and exercises that can help

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7 Websites with Free Audiobooks for Kids (and Where to Start)

Through audiobooks, you can entertain your kids with classic and modern stories, introduce them to historical periods and situations that are different from their own, and help them practice listening comprehension. And if you need time to work or finish other to-dos, setting your child up with a good audiobook

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27 Classroom Tips and Activities for Digital Citizenship Week

Happy Digital Citizenship Week! Held during the third week of October by the nonprofit Common Sense Media, this event is a great opportunity to teach students how to navigate the Internet in safe and smart ways! Most schools teach students mouse and keyboard skills, but do you know how to

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