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June 2010

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Book Reviews

Great Summer Reading for Kids

Great Summer Reading for Kids

Top children's books from the past 12 months, selected by The Horn Book

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Music Reviews

Justin Roberts: Songwriting Magic

Justin Roberts: Songwriting Magic

He's a name in kids’ music who can be trusted to create something wonderful. The new Jungle Gym CD is no exception.

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Family Fun Features

Spotlight On...

Spotlight On...

Time with dad, cultural festivals & a museum birthday

Farms & Orchards: A Fresh Summer Experience

Farms & Orchards: A Fresh Summer Experience

Liven up the lazy days of summer with a trip to your neighborhood farm or orchard.

New This Month

New This Month

Deep sea discoveries, Thomas train rides, kiddie Olympic games, "Dreamgirls" & more

Nature's Enchantment at Tyler Arboretum

Nature's Enchantment at Tyler Arboretum

A photo tour of the Nature's Enchantment exhibit at Tyler Arboretum, May 29-Oct. 31.

FREE Shore Fun!

FREE Shore Fun!

Make vacation memories with your family that won't cost a penny.

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Updates

DE Students Win Business Awards

DE Students Win Business Awards

Delaware students landed more than 90 awards at the recent Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference.

Cadmium Cited in Shrek Glass Recall

Cadmium Cited in Shrek Glass Recall

Sold at McDonlad's, poisonous metal was used in design paint. CPSC says kids' jewelry with cadmium is more dangerous.

State Will Set School Budgets for Lenape and Swedesboro-Woolrich

State Will Set School Budgets for Lenape and Swedesboro-Woolrich

Because municipal officials failed to agree, New Jersey Education Commissioner Bret Schunder will determine the school budgets for the Lenape Regional High School District and Swedesboro-Woolrich School District.

Sports Camps Score Big Goals

Sports Camps Score Big Goals

Mix life skill-building with athletic attitude and you’ve got the ingredients for a great sports summer camp experience.

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Education

Great Summer Reading for Kids

Great Summer Reading for Kids

Top children's books from the past 12 months, selected by The Horn Book

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Education Features

Great Summer Reading for Kids

Great Summer Reading for Kids

Top children's books from the past 12 months, selected by The Horn Book

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Education & Child Care

Tools To Find the Right Child Care

Tools To Find the Right Child Care

Here are resources to find the right day care for your child. The first step is to identify your needs.

Secrets of Summer Learning Fun

Secrets of Summer Learning Fun

You can help your kids avoid brain drain while having a good time. All it takes is a focus on how children learn.

How To Make Math Matter

How To Make Math Matter

If kids don’t take enough math or score well on tests, countless education and career opportunities will be unavailable to them.

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Family Life

10 Lyme Disease Facts for Parents

10 Lyme Disease Facts for Parents

Children are particularly vulnerable to Lyme disease in the summer when they're outside playing and ticks are plentiful.

Meditation for Moms

Meditation for Moms

Daily meditation offers many benefits, includingby Claire Yezbak Fadden lower blood pressure, less stress, clearer thinking and increased energy.

Preventing Heat Stress

Preventing Heat Stress

Parents can help prevent dehydration and overheating in the hot months. Children with certain special needs are particularly vulnerable.

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In Style

Backyard Explorers

Backyard Explorers

Equip your young naturalist for the next neighborhood expedition with these toys.

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Special Needs Parenting

Preventing Heat Stress

Preventing Heat Stress

Parents can help prevent dehydration and overheating in the hot months. Children with certain special needs are particularly vulnerable.

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