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Tips to combat child weight gain during the pandemic

(BPT) – With the stress of the ongoing pandemic, children starting to go back to school in person after months of virtual school, sport and activity cancellations, and the change of what was considered the “normal” routine, it can be easy to consider your child’s weight gain of a few extra pounds as temporary. But this weight gain may not

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Avocado Green Debuts Made-in-Los-Angeles Sustainable Pet Bed Collection

Certified B Corp mattress maker launches “zero waste” organic, biodegradable pet line /PRNewswire/ — Avocado Green, makers of organic and eco-luxury mattresses and bedding, is launching a new line of extraordinary sleep products — for pets. The collection includes an Organic Dog Bed, an Organic Dog Pillow, and a reclaimed wood Dog Bed Frame — handmade in their certified socially

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PARENTS Announces Search For America’s Kindest Families

Winning Family to Be Featured on a Future Cover of PARENTS and Receive $10K /PRNewswire/ — Meredith Corporation’s (NYSE: MDP) PARENTS announces that its first-ever America’s Kindest Families contest launches today, with entries now being accepted at parents.com/kindcontest. In a year that has challenged all families, PARENTS wants to celebrate the moms, dads, and children who lifted up their friends and neighbors, gave back to their communities,

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AKC Education Launches Free Resources in ‘Canine Corner’

The American Kennel Club (AKC®) Education Department is proud to introduce The Canine Corner, a free online newsletter packed with content and resources for teachers in grades K-12. “We are excited to offer even more resources to help teachers engage students in and out of the classroom,” said Ashley Jacot, Director of Education. “We are committed to helping educators teach responsible

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A special seat at the table: Honoring and supporting military children

(BPT) – Bravery in the face of adversity. Resiliency during unforeseen challenges. Growing wherever you are planted. These are traits of the servicemembers who protect our country every day, but the same patience and optimism take root in the children of our military members. Through every hasty relocation and birthday phone call to a faraway parent, military children persevere during

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Good gaming? Yes, video games can have positive effects for kids and adults

(BPT) – Remote work, virtual education, quarantine, social distancing — COVID-19 is causing people to spend more time at home. If you’re like many people you’ve been spending some of the extra time indulging in favorite hobbies such as gaming. Should you feel guilty? Probably not. Studies show that video games can have numerous positive effects for children and adults.

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ABC presents ‘Sesame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days,’ a two-hour special on the legacy and impact of the beloved global phenomenon, airing Monday, April 26, at 8|7C

The Documentary Special Chronicles the Creation of a Black Family of ‘Sesame Street’Muppets as Part of New Racial Justice Initiative Special Appearances by W. Kamau Bell, Gloria Estefan, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Whoopi Goldberg, Christopher Jackson, John Legend, Lucy Liu,  Olivia Munn, Questlove, Chrissy Teigen and Usher Homelessness, multicultural representation, autism, refugee crises and addiction are just a few of the

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55% of Parents View E-learning More Favorably Now Than Before the Pandemic, New Study by Learnopoly Finds

/PRNewswire/ — 55% of parents view e-learning more, or significantly more, favorably now than before the pandemic — according to a new study by Learnopoly. The survey found that 61% of parents were satisfied with e-learning, however 52% expressed concern that their child had missed out on social interaction. Learnopoly polled a representative sample of 500 parents whose children were between

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Moose Toys and Warner Bros. Consumer Products Bring their A-Game with Exciting New Product Collection to Celebrate the Highly Anticipated Summer Release of “Space Jam: A New Legacy”

Leading toy innovator scores with interactive line inspired by an all-star cast and favorite Looney Tunes characters /PRNewswire/ — Moose Toys, a leading innovator in the toy industry, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Consumer Products will have fans cheering with the introduction of an all-star line-up of products to celebrate the summer theatrical release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Space Jam:

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Sesame Workshop Continues Major Commitment to Racial Justice with New “ABCs of Racial Literacy” Content to Help Families Talk to Children About Race and Identity

New content is part of Coming Together, an ongoing racial justice initiative /PRNewswire/ — Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, is releasing new resources to support families in talking to their children about race and racism. The “ABCs of Racial Literacy” is part of Coming Together, Sesame Workshop’s ongoing commitment to racial justice. Designed to provide families with the tools

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