The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

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Cutting kids' meat or doing their laundry can undermine their sense of self-worth, two books argue.

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After School Snack

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Ditch the expensive store bought energy bars and instead make these easy no-bake protein energy bites. Not only do they taste awesome, you can feel good knowing exactly what they are made from–good wholesome ingredients.

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How The Science Of Learning Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

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The popular film Won't You Be My Neighbor? shows how the topics — and the format — Fred Rogers brought to TV are as relevant to education and child development as they ever were.

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Arthur Workout Time

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Like kids everywhere, Arthur and his friends sometimes struggle with watching too much TV and not getting enough exercise. Here is an interactive activity to help you and your family to get and stay healthy!

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iTeach: A Guide To The Most Useful Apps For The Classroom

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Here are five educational apps — endorsed by an expert — that teachers love. Plus, what teachers can look for when choosing apps for the classroom.

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Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

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Two experts believe that six C's form a framework that can help parents guide kids as they grow.

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Fresh Corn Salsa

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Enjoy this easy recipe to whip up your own salsa right at home!

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Sidewalk Math

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Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives your child a chance to put his or her early math skills to the test. Water balloons + sidewalk chalk = math fun!

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Cool Treat - Berry Smoothie

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Try this cool treat! A berry smoothie filled with anti-oxidants and other great vitamins your family will love.

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PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

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As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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Make Sidewalk Chalk

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Making chalk is a fantastic way to create your own art supplies. The best part? Once you finish the craft, you can begin a new art project by using the chalk to make a sidewalk masterpiece!

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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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Daniel Tiger Back to School Checklist

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Need help getting back into the routine for school? Get ready with Daniel Tiger and his back-to-school checklist!

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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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