Five Tips to Lower Summertime Stress and Keep the Joy in Summer

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Summer bedtime can be tough because the days are longer and it’s still light outside. Sticking with the same nighttime routines can help keep sleep schedules consistent even during summer break.

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Room for Everyone: 10 Picture Books that Encourage Kindness

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There's room for everyone to be heard and to share! These ten books model listening, compassion and resilience to inspire all kids to make a kind and inclusive world!

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Oglala Lakota College Hosts Lakota Language Academy

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The Oglala Lakota College in Kyle is hosting the Lakota Language Acadamy this week. The 10-day academy is for Lakota Language learners of all levels. Participants can focus on five learning tracks - from beginners to Lakota Language teaching methods. Wil Meya is the executive director and he joined us on In the Moment for this conversation.

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Summer Crafts from the Farm Store

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Cohesive bandages (aka Coflex, aka Coban, aka Vetrap) are the next big thing when it comes to kids crafting fun. Stop by the local farm store and stock your craft room to make a variety of projects!

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Raising Includers: 5 Tips to Help Your Kids Be Kind and Compassionate

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When parents make efforts to include others and help others, kids do the same. Read on for more ways to raise kind kids.

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Kindness BINGO

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Challenge your family to see how many kind acts they can complete this month.

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It's Hard To Delay Gratification. Just Ask Cookie Monster

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Ask Cookie Monster about self-control? Sounds like the setup to a joke. But in recent years, Cookie has evolved. Watch as he demonstrates some of his favorite techniques.

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10 Easy Summer Volunteer Ideas for Families

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Check out these fun ways to give back with your kids:

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'What If We Lived In Two Houses?'

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Talking Kids Through Divorce

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A Chat With 2019's Teacher Of The Year

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Rodney Robinson, a teacher at a juvenile detention center in Richmond, Va., and the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, talks about needing diverse teachers and a culturally relevant curriculum.

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A Mother's Love: Children's Books for Mother's Day

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Today, we celebrate the special connection between mothers and children with books like “Are You My Mother?” and “Tell Me a Story, Mama.” Which of your favorite books would you add to this list?

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Taking Care: The Cost Of Child Care In 2019

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More than 60 percent of parents said it was difficult to find affordable, high-quality child care in their community in a 2015 survey.

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Teacher Appreciation Activity Ideas for next week! Try one!

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How can you express appreciation for a teacher who has educated and inspired your child? Here the National PTA offers ideas for parents, students, and schools to say a meaningful "thank you." Teacher Appreciation week is May 6-May 10.

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8 Ways To Teach Climate Change In Almost Any Classroom

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In an NPR/Ipsos poll, 65% of teachers said they don't talk about climate change because it's not related to the subjects they teach. Here are some tips that you can use in any classroom.

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When The News Is Scary, What To Say To Kids

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Bad news tips

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