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Involvement in Extracurricular Activities

According to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics, students who take part in extracurricular activities are three times as likely to make higher grades in math and reading than kids who don’t. In addition to academic benefits, students also get an opportunity to experience teamwork, learn new skills and make friends through after-school activities. From middle school through college, opportunities for student participation in extracurricular activities vary widely to accommodate student interests.

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ModernMom’s Guidelines for Our Valued Content Contributors

At Modern Mom, our core values revolve around leaving a positive impact on the world, treating others as we'd like to be treated, and serving as role models for our children, nurturing the next generation to become exceptional individuals. We welcome you as part of our valued and vibrant community of thoughtful, brilliant content creators.…

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Baby Registry Must Haves for Expecting Moms

Deciding on what to add to a baby registry - particularly as a first-time mom - can be as exhilarating as it is overwhelming. Do I need a bassinet? What is a rocker? How many onesies will my little one go through? How many strollers do I really need? After lots of research, testing and…

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10 Cheap Cures For Boredom

It's summer break so you may start hearing those maddening words - "I'm bored." Here are ten fun and fulfilling ways to entertain the kids without breaking the bank. Visit your local library. Skip Redbox and choose from the myriad of books and DVDs at your local library instead. While you're there, check out the children's department. You…