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Polyjuice Potion Writing Prompt

If you had Polyjuice Potion that was good for one day...
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Eat sardines. Exercise. Don’t smoke.

What do the following have in common: sardines, exercise and not smoking? They all play a role in building healthy bones.  So sardines aren’t the only option and there is more to it than adequate calcium intake, exercise and not

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I like to move it, move it…

Exercise, healthy kids

  Have fun.  If an organized sport is no longer fun, it’s time to try something else.  Another sport or something less traditional – Wii or Xbox Kinect, have an impromptu dance party or introduce yoga. Play with your kids.  

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Ever tried writing about a trashcan?

Writing prompt, writing, creative writing, English
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Guilt free parenting

Ideas for Guilt Free Parenting

I teach my kids to be gracious.  Not just in the polite sense of the word, where they observe social niceties.  Gracious in terms of mercy and compassion. They are 7 and 8 and don’t always get it right. They

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Want to build a set of lungs?

Science Experiment, Science Fair, STEM, Anatomy
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What is anxiety?

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When Worry Is Too Much – Childhood Anxiety Disorders

For more serious issues, like this one – Childhood Anxiety Disorders – I’ll keep it simple and straight forward.  I’ll connect you to good research and interesting experts and leave out any commentary. What is Anxiety? Anxiety disorders are a

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What is The Learning Lab?

Simply put, we offer after-school tutoring, study skills and enrichment activities.  Hopefully we are more than what you expect from a tutoring center. You’ll find all the tutoring basics with us – help for kids who need to catch-up, want

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Welcome to The Learning Lab!

They challenge me constantly.  Challenge me to up my game and keep learning, keep improving.  They push me to love more and find grace more often.  Kids do that, and so much more.  Mine are Davis (8) and Patrick (7).

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