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Technology in the Classroom: School in a Tech Heavy World There is no doubt that technology has changed education. There is a real need for children to learn how to use responsibly the various tech tools that will become part of their daily lives. Yet, many parents wonder if the reliance on technology in education is leading to a decline in better academic pursuits. Read the Full Story
The Challenge to Celebrate Celebrate. Every. Day. Seemingly easy concept, right? Except for the in-laws, unexpectedly visiting from out of town and dinner isn’t quite thawed and homework is nowhere near complete! Who can fathom being merry in the midst of chaos (unless you’re celebrating going to the looney-bin)? Read the Full Story
You Did WHAT With Your Money? Ah, the season of caring and sharing, and buying and flying is upon us. Although the majority of holiday memories include spending valuable time with friends and family, there are also those memories of rushing around, throwing money away trying to make everyone happy or get that perfect gift. No one needs that added stress. If you have people in your life that never seem to worry about Christmas gifts or the holidays, it's really no big secret, the key is time and money management. Read the Full Story
Don’t Let the Grinch Steal Your Christmas: How to Manage Holiday Expectations with Kids As the holidays approach, most parents have high hopes for family gatherings filled with love, joy, hopefully a little peace, and, most of all, children who are the perfect picture of happiness and contentment. Parents would all love to believe that their children will be on their best behavior and that they will be nothing short of gracious when Aunt Suzy gives them the same pair of flannel pajamas for the third year in a row or accommodating when Grandma makes her Jell-O surprise (which is never really a surprise) at Thanksgiving and forces them to try just one bite with the certainty that they will love it this year! Read the Full Story
In Praise of Ugly Crafts Everybody has that one family member who makes the ugliest darn crafts. Mine was an elderly aunt we called Nannie. A childless “old maid” of modest means, she lived in a cinderblock government housing complex and didn’t own much, aside from a small TV with aluminum tied to the antenna and a weekly promise of a hot charity dinner from Meals-on-Wheels. Read the Full Story
We're Looking to Honor the “Coolest Kids” in Mississippi! Are you the parent of a really cool kid? Does your child have a special talent or enjoy a unique hobby? Is your little one a great singer, dancer, soccer player, artist, or winner of science fairs? Does your child bake amazing cookies, overcome huge obstacles, or help others in acts of charity? If so, we want to hear about it! Read the Full Story

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