Happy Presidents Day!

Happy Presidents Day! Today we celebrate the contributions elected leaders have made to the United States - specifically, the contributions of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents Day is now popularly viewed as…

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Happy Birthday, Abe!

This season, we're challenging children to imagine themselves as the nation’s next trailblazer, explorer or creative genius with inspiration from Abraham Lincoln, a role model for honesty and integrity. As Honest Abe introduces our new creative campaign, “Amazing Starts Here,” we are honoring his birthday today with a #29DaysofEssentials to do item: nurture…

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Today marks the first day of the Year of the Monkey - the ninth animal on the Chinese zodiac calendar. Chinese and others around Asia are flocking to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year. The monkey is intelligent, smart,…

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NewYear's Resolutions for Kids
Best Tips for Helping Kids With Their New Year's Resolutions

In preparation for the New Year, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a list of “Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids.” Here are some of our favorites, coupled with Kiddie Academy’s best tips on how to help little resolution-makers follow through with everything they’ve resolved to do before 2017.…

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Best Traits to Nurture in the Year of the Monkey

As the first month of the New Year begins, many wonder what the year 2016 has in store for them. If you follow the Chinese Zodiac, it might tell you all you need to know about your future in 2016: the Year of the Monkey. The Year of the Monkey will…

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