Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

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Many experts on kids and technology are also parents — and they don't necessarily hold themselves up as paragons for parenting in a time when screens are everywhere.

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Buddy Fitness – August-September

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Be Healthy! This month we’re telling you how to get fit.

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

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Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.

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Cool Ice Towers

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Here is a fun and colorful way to stay cool this summer! These ice towers are super easy to make, and your kids will enjoy helping you put them together!

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Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

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Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history.

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Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

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As a parent, did you ever push your child in ways you now regret – or not push enough? Or when you were a child, did you ever feel pushed too hard or not enough? These were the questions we posed to you, our audience. Read the responses.

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Sail Away with the Nature Cat Crew

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Ahoy Mateys! Are you looking for an adventure, but don't have the transportation? In today's fun activity learn how to make your own sailboat and sail away with the Nature Cat Crew!

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What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness

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A new survey of America's youth offers more than a few surprises — and raises some important red flags.

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Buddy & SDPB Friends at Storybook Land

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Come see Buddy and his SDPB friends at the 13th Annual Storybook Land Festival on July 20th and 21st. You won’t want to miss this free and fun-packed weekend!

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Pool Noodle Obstacle Course

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Want to keep you kids busy and active this summer? This easily customizable pool noodle obstacle course is perfect for a kid’s play date, party or a family time in the yard.

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A Guide To Parental Controls For Kids' Tech Use

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How do you make sense of all the different options out there?

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Fourth of July Thaumatropes

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In the 19th century British physician, John Ayrton Paris created a fun optical toy called the thaumatrope. He created it because he was curious about the retina and how long the human eye could hold an image. This Fourth of July have some festive fun by creating your own thaumatrope!

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Popsicle Stick American Flags

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Make these mini American flags at home for a great Fourth of July craft that kids will enjoy. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Matchbox Picture Magnets

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I love photos, I love fridge magnets and I love convenience. These are all three in one! The bonus is that they are really easy to make too.

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Build A Rain Barrel

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Water is important when it come to your garden. A Rain Barrel is a great and easy way for you to water your garden and conserve water!

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