5 Tips to Get Your Kids Up for School

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It’s almost that time of the year again…the dreaded bedtimes and early mornings. It can be hard for kids to switch from their summer sleeping schedule back to their school year schedule. And if it’s hard for them….it’s going to be hard for you parents as well. Check out this article for tips on how to ease the transition!

14 Back-to-School Shopping Hacks

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As we enter the final week of July, it’s time to start thinking about preparing for the school year. The beginning of the school year means long school supplies lists and clothes shopping for growing children! We know that this can quickly add up and become very expensive. Take a look at these 14 hacks to help cut back on some of those costs!

50 Outdoor Summer Activities For Kids

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We’ve made it to the middle of summer! We know it isn’t always easy keeping children active and entertained all day, so we have found a HUGE list of outdoor activities for you to try! It is important that children experience new things and remain active over the summer months. Try some or all of these ideas that are listed in the article!

The Benefits of Mentoring Seen in Youth and Mentors

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The benefits of strong relationships between youth and their mentors can be seen across the board. Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters, we ensure that our matches are cohesive and beneficial to both our Bigs and Littles. The importance of a well fit match can change the outcome of success for both parties involved, so we are sure to match interests and goals of Bigs and Littles, as well as, being sure that the match will last at least a year so that the children can reap the benefits of having a mentor.  You can read about the benefits to the children in the article below!