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NTHEN Homeschool Conference Brings Texas Families Together
May 7, 2012 – 10:11 am | No Comment
NTHEN Homeschool Conference Brings Texas Families Together

NTHEN Homeschool Conference Brings Families Together to Learn, Grow, and Network
 
The North Texas Home Educators’ Network (NTHEN) has announced the dates and a new location for the 2012 Summer Homeschool Conference and Bookfair. The 17th …

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Are We Ready to Tackle Childhood Obesity?
February 23, 2012 – 11:25 am | No Comment
Are We Ready to Tackle Childhood Obesity?

More Extensive Steps Required to Battle Childhood Obesity
A recent study by University of North Carolina researchers examined whether doctors informed parents that their children were overweight. More accurately, it looked at whether or not parents …

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Making Parent-Teacher Conferences Work for Your Child
January 7, 2012 – 3:20 pm | No Comment
Making Parent-Teacher Conferences Work for Your Child

Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference
A parent-teacher conference is a time when important people in a student’s life can talk about how that student is doing in school. It’s a chance for you to ask …

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Backpack Safety – Is Your Child’s Backpack too Heavy?
September 1, 2011 – 8:05 am | One Comment
Backpack Safety – Is Your Child’s Backpack too Heavy?

It is generally agreed that no more than 10% of a child’s body weight when they are pre-teens should be loaded into the pack. As they become older the weight can increase to no more than 15% of their body weight. You want to put the heaviest weight at the bottom of the backpack and it’s a pretty good idea, especially with younger children to clean out their packs every one or two days as you will be amazed at what you might find that has gone missing or is unnecessarily adding to the weight of the backpack.

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