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Shark Tank-Kids
Time Shift Your TV – ‘Shark Tank’
Posted on Monday, May 5th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

Have you ever thought to yourself – maybe at some moment when you were struggling with kids’ stuff, or fixing something around the house, or even when making dinner – there must be a better way to do this? Of course you have!
That’s why it’s so fun to watch ABC’s Shark Tank (Fridays, 9 p.m. ET/PT).

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What Would Shakespeare Say?
Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 by Laura Fries

Authorisms—the origins and stories behind popular words and phrases—is a fascinating topic not to mention an important part of grade school English curriculum.

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Talk Talk
Posted on Friday, April 4th, 2014 by Laura Fries

What if the single best thing you can do for your child was absolutely free– and something that you do every day? Sound to go to be true?

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Time Shift Your TV – Little girls, pink weapons
Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

Little girls like pink things, and little boys go for blue, brown and camouflaged. That’s the traditional thinking, and that’s how it often appears in the toy aisles. Girly items there. Boyish items here.

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Fair Factories
Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 by Laura Fries

Popular movements to buy local food or support small business aren’t just about economics. They’re about knowing where your products and food come from and whether the people who build, grow or produce them work in fair and safe conditions.