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Looking for Next Semester's Elective? Think Journalism

Whether it's Introduction to Journalism, Newspaper, Yearbook or Video Production, a class that gets your teenager involved in the art of interviewing...Taking a journalism class will make you a better person, if we do say so ourselves.

January: Lookin' for Luck? Try Hoppin' John

Our family celebrated the holidays recently in the north Mississippi town of Holly Springs, and as the New Year approached, I happened upon a stash...This quintessentially Southern concoction is a ham-hock-infused combination of black-eyed peas and rice, typically eaten with cooked greens and cornbread, all in the name of securing good luck for the New Year.
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Is Your Child Going Outside in the Snow? The Advice Every Parent Must Read!

Brrr! It's a snowy day and you know what that means: Snow advice! From the "experts!" Advice-givers who can turn any childhood activity into a...For God's sake, do not send your kids out into the deadly white powder until you consider these life-saving, grade-boosting, treat-you-like-a-total-moron tips!

New Year's Eve Craft: Party-Perfect Hat to Make and Wear

Cut and paste the perfect party hat to ring in 2011 in crafty kid-style. Credit: Gina Provenzano
Your special prince or princess...
Your special Prince or Princess will love welcoming the New Year in a glittery party hat they make themselves.

How to Play: Find Santa's Reindeer

Santa's Reindeer. Credit: Patrick Norman, Corbis What you need: You will need nine toy reindeer. You also can make reindeer...Can you find all nine tiny reindeer?

This Holiday Season, Let Them Be Kids

A woman who attended my workshop took me aside to tell me about her son and his friend. They are 15, and the friend was dealing with some really...Teens are under so much pressure to behave older than they feel that it is a complete relief when they can allow themselves to let their hair down and really relax with their friends. And sometimes it makes them feel happy and comfortable to play like little kids.

Do You Monitor Your Children's Internet Usage?

What are your kids checking out online? Credit: Getty Images
Kids are getting online earlier and earlier. When our little ones are still very...
Kids are getting online earlier and earlier, so are you keeping an eye on their web browsing?

Today's Riddle Me This Answer -- Nov. 30, 2010

What starts with "P" and ends with "E" and has more than 1000 letters? Answer: Post office...

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