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Activities Education Featured Parenting

5 Educational Games to Help Children Learn Even When School’s Out

There are several school breaks throughout the year. Unfortunately, many elementary school children see school vacation as a time to have fun and not worry about schoolwork. But practicing those important skills during breaks can ensure that your children are where they need to be academically when the new school year starts. And one of the best ways to do this is to make learning into a game. So here are five educational games to help children learn even when school’s out. The Shopping Budget Game Create a list of items you need to buy. Then, look at the weekly ads...

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10 Rewarding Summertime Jobs for Girls

In 2017, nearly 59 percent of girls held summer jobs, representing an increase from 2016. And this figure is expected to continue to rise in 2018 as more girls seek seasonal jobs. For many girls, a summertime job is more than just a way to pass the time between school semesters. Nowadays, girls seek summer jobs to help them pay for college. Summer jobs also help girls gain valuable experience in the employment world. So here are 10 rewarding summertime jobs for girls.

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