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  1. K-12

    What to teach your kids on Presidents Day

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    For some kids, Presidents Day simply means a day off of school. Give the day more meaning for them with these age-appropriate lessons.
  2. K-12

    Role models for your daughter: The women of Black History Month

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    These four black women opened doors for young girls around the nation. To honor Black History Month, introduce your child to these...
  3. Entertainment

    2013 SAGs: Why we need to be watching Hatfields and McCoys

    If the SAG nominations for Hatfields and McCoys actors Kevin Costner and Bill Paxton took you by surprise, it was probably because...
  4. Family Fun

    Teaching kids history through a family tree

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    Creating a family tree with your children not only provides an opportunity for communication and quality time, but also teaches them...
  5. Travel

    Top U.S. cultural vacation destinations for families

    When planning your family vacation, look for destinations where your kids can learn about the nation's history and culture. From the...
  6. Travel

    Top museums in the country for families

    When vacationing, add a little culture to your trip by visiting some of the nation's best museums. From children's museums for...
  7. Birthdays & Celebrations

    What's up with the Ides of March?

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    Should we really beware the Ides of March? A lot of important things in history happen on March 15, surprisingly.
  8. K-12

    New edition of Huckleberry Finn, rewritten

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    A new edition of Huckleberry Finn is planned that will rewrite Mark Twain's words. Specifically, two racial epitaphs are being...
  9. Living

    Trace your family tree: Online genealogy resources

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    There's never been a better time in history to try to track down your family ancestry! With the vast resources now available online...