Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Move Over, Mom: Book Clubs for Kids

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Move Over, Mom: Book Clubs for Kids

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School may be out, but your kids don’t have to put the books down. Group reading and organized book clubs with friends and neighbors offers children and teens a way to have fun while still learning during the summer months. Jump-start a summer reading program with fun discussions, activities and games that will leave a lasting impression well into the school year. Continue reading

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Learning in Disguise: 10 Kid-Approved Activities

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Learning in Disguise: 10 Kid-Approved Activities

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While you and your children may be looking forward to swimming, games, and outdoor activities this summer, it’s easy to forget that learning doesn’t stop when the sun is shining. Don’t let your child forget the academic lessons from the school year. Instead, find ways to incorporate learning into the family’s summer plans with educational field trips and at-home experiments that disguise learning. Continue reading

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How to Train to Stay Healthy: Men Over 50

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How to Train to Stay Healthy for Men Over 50

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For men over 50, the most common barriers to healthy living and exercise revolve around lack of time and enjoyment. The good news is that for time-pressed individuals, you can train smarter instead of longer while enjoying your favorite activities, says Jessica Matthews, exercise physiologist for the American Council on Exercise. With a few changes to your daily routine, you can train to stay healthy and revive your mind, body and soul. Continue reading

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