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Thanksgiving Tips for all the mom’s out there~

I want to start by saying Happy Thanksgiving to each and every one of you. I love this time of year. Starting with Thankgiving, the hustle and bustle of shopping and parties, holidays and snowcapped mountains- there is nothing not to love. I think Thanksgiving is the perfect holiday to start everything off. By taking time to focus on gratitude and blessings, it makes the rest of the celebrations more meaningful and heartfelt.

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101 Ways to Make a Difficult Divorce Easier on Your Children

The following is a list of things you can do to make your children’s lives easier after a divorce. Read these tips as reminders of what you and your co-parent should be doing to ease the stress of divorce on your children. Remember that the reason why you should do these things is that if you don’t your children will join the ranks of those who become emotionally hurt by the process of divorce.

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DeVos Hurts Special Needs Families

Education Secretary Betsy Devos eliminated 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities. The documents fleshed out students’ rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Rehabilitation Act. The regulations were not rescinded, only the policy documents put into place to guide how schools could use federal special education money.…

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Help Your Child Develop Good Writing Skills

So, you want your child to become a better writer. Good plan! The ability to write clearly and with ease is one that will help your child from first grade through the rest of his or her life. Sure, school will teach your child the fundamentals of writing (grammar, syntax, and such), but that wont necessarily make it easy or fun. Take-home essays and homework assignments can only help so much; the only way to become a better writer is to practice it over and over. Even as a college English major, I fully admit that writing is hard!