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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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Top Free Summer Activities For Kids In Connecticut

Finding activities to keep your children busy during the summer can be difficult, especially with admission costs adding up. Having fun this summer does not mean you have to break the bank. Children’s activities across the state of Connecticut have free admission or are open to the public. Check out the listing below for a variety of free activities for children this summer.

07/10/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Top Fireworks In Connecticut

With the Fourth of July upon us, there are several places to go and watch a stunning display of fireworks. Some may not necessarily on the day, but definitely celebratory nonetheless, with higher than expected results. We take a look at Connecticut’s finest, and most fun, places to go including festivals and fairs, a town celebration, an amusement park, and even a baseball game.

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Family Guide To The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Explorers of marine life look forward to their visits to their local aquarium. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk makes this experience fun for the entire family with so many activities and workshops to choose from. This Family Guide to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will assist you in creating family memories full of adventure.

06/19/2015

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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

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Create A Drive-In Movie Theater Experience At Home

Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.

06/10/2015