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How to be a BVF (Best Valentine Forever)

February 1st, 2018 | By

Do you earn money for doing chores, get an allowance, or sometimes get cash from relatives for your birthday? If so, that amount may not provide for Valentine’s Day surprises, so try making…

Are YOU a ‘Karate Kid’?

February 1st, 2018 | By

  Lots of kids your age love the martial arts. And why not? You can get stronger and faster when you learn a martial art, and you can meet new friends. Did you…

Sneezes! Itches! Rashes! Oh no!

February 1st, 2018 | By

Even if you don’t have any food allergies, chances are good that one of your classmates does. A food allergy is a reaction to something that is edible. Kids’ bodies react in different…

Sledding and shredding

February 1st, 2018 | By

One of the best things about the snow is sledding! When it snows and you look out the window to see a perfect blanket of white powder, bundle up and get out there!…

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!

January 31st, 2018 | By

Snow games are fun, like the sledding we wrote about on Page 6. How many other ways can you think of to enjoy a crisp, cold winter day? We asked a few kids…

Spaghetti & Meatball Soup

January 31st, 2018 | By

What You’ll Need: For the spaghetti soup: 5 C chicken broth 2 C water 1 T minced garlic (we use the pre-minced kind in a jar) 4 T parsley (you can use chopped…

So you think you can DANCE?

January 31st, 2018 | By

 We think so, too! And dancing will help you run faster, be stronger, jump higher, and stretch further than almost every other sport, because it works on all these skills at the same…

Preventative “Vet”icine!

January 31st, 2018 | By

YOU can make a difference in your pet’s health. We call that “preventative VETicine” because you get to be the veterinarian’s helper.  The three things that YOU can do to help your pet…

When it’s too cold outside … play inside!

January 30th, 2018 | By

So, it snowed. It’s not a fun, go-out-and-sled kind of snow. It’s a below-zero, can’t-feel-your-face kind of snow. Some days the weather just isn’t good for playing outside. That doesn’t mean you have…

Share some (gluten-free) love!

January 30th, 2018 | By

On pages 16-17, you can read about many allergies that people have. One of these is gluten. We know that too much sugar isn’t healthy for us for many reasons. Valentine’s Day, though,…