At Your Wits' End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This

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NPR's Life Kit sent a parenting expert to help a family cope with its kids' device fixation. The family learned that setting media boundaries means more than limiting the time kids spend on screens.

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Practice Math Skills with Sidewalk Math

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Tossing water balloons at numbers on the sidewalk is not only fun, but it gives children a chance to put their math skills to the test.

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Smithsonian Museum Considers Collecting Drawings Made By Detained Migrant Children

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The National Museum of American History said it has a long commitment to documenting "history as it unfolds." It reached out to pediatricians who shared images made by children after their release.

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Pool Noodle Horse Stick!

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Turn summer break into summer fun with this one-of-a-kind pool noodle horse.

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Fourth of July Berry Sweetza Pizza

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Make this patriotic Fourth Of July Berry Sweetza Pizza for a festive Fourth of July!

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Sesame Street Introduces a Character in Foster Care

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Historically, PBS KIDS has been at the forefront of ensuring that those who are chronically under-represented in the media are better represented. Now Sesame Street is introducing you to Karli, who lives with her foster family

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SDPB at Neutrino Day in Lead

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SDPB celebrates the 11th annual science festival at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, SD.

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DSU Names SDPB's Steven Rokusek Distinguished Alumnus

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SDPB is honored to announce Dakota State University has named education specialist Steven “Science Steve” Rokusek their 2019 Distinguished Alumnus. Rokusek graduated from DSU in 1997 with a degree in biology and computer education.

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Summer Challenges for Kids with Sensory Processing Issues

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Is your little one sensitive to lights, sounds or textures? "Sensory-surprises," such as loud noises at parties or sandy skin from a trip to the beach, happen more in the summer. Here's a plan for anticipating and managing these triggers.

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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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