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Summer brain gain: STEM activities gauranteed to excite kids

(BPT) - When parents and educators discuss the "summer slide," they aren't talking about the cool new feature at the community pool. The term refers

Tips for navigating the sharing economy

(BPT) - Thousands of people stayed in rooms and houses last night that belong to strangers. More hopped into cars with people they’d never met

4 ways to save during the back-to-school season

(BPT) - Back-to-school shopping can come with plenty of sticker shock, if you don't plan ahead. This year, parents said they plan on spending more



American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation Prepares Next Generation of Female Leaders

(BPT) - On July 23, top teenage girls representing every state will convene in Washington, D.C. to vote on important legislation. But these representatives haven’t

Tips to help moms sleep better during back-to-school transitions

(BPT) - Early mornings, new extracurricular activities and loads of homework — back to school is a big transition for kids. With the focus on

5 hot trends in school supplies

(BPT) - School supplies have never been this stylish. Sure, you should stock up on classic highlighters and yellow pencils, but why stop there? Why

Online school: Taking the road less traveled to academic success

(BPT) - K-12 education has evolved. What used to be a linear path to academic success has expanded to a variety of nontraditional options for

Smart borrowing tips to help families pay for college

(BPT) - Six months ago, getting an envelope in the mail from a choice college was cause for rejoicing. The coveted acceptance letter meant you

Respecting the stars and stripes: American flag etiquette

(BPT) - Summers are packed with outdoor activities, barbecues and patriotic celebrations. While the American flag is often an important part of these celebrations, many

Do you suffer from a longevity disconnect?

(BPT) - They say that age is just a number. For the 10,000 who reach retirement age every day, however, that number may come with




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