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A Day of Remembrance, An Impact of Service

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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King Jr.

As we return to school, work, and our daily schedules; it is important to remember the historic character of Martin Luther King Jr. Talking with our youth about his moving beliefs can be challenging, but our children might be more prepared than we anticipated!

Check this story for more information on the best way to talk to your children at each stage of their development.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Martin Luther King Any Day of the Year

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Is Being Cool Really Cool?

Intelligent kids like to explore their environment, lead others and try new things.  Is it cool to do adult things too soon? Not according to researchers at the University of Virginia.  Kids who have a popular reputation to maintain among their peers may try increasingly riskier behaviors to stay cool.  Early romantic relationships, trying drinking or drugs, skipping school or choosing friends based on popularity or attractiveness can lead to problems managing social behaviors or relationships later. What is termed “cool” in middle school becomes old and may be seen as attention seeking or social incompetence by their high school peers later on…

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