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Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?

Why do feet stink by the end of the day?

When I was a kid, our family would end the day by relaxing in front of the TV after dinner. Everyone would have a seat, take off their shoes and put up their feet. Before long, a strange and unsavory aroma invaded our noses. Sometimes our feet smelled so bad that my dad would joke, “Who cut the cheese?”

Why do people hate people?

Have you ever said “I hate you” to someone? What about using the “h-word” in casual conversation, like “I hate broccoli”? What are you really feeling when you say that you hate something or someone? Curious Kids is a series for …
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Scouting America instills values, traditions and skills

(BPT) - After 114 years, the Boy Scouts of America has changed its name. More than five years after welcoming girls, it has become Scouting America, a name that is more welcoming to anyone who wants …

5 great tips for hosting your summer golden hour gathering

(BPT) - Summer is the season for spending your nights outdoors, whether by a cozy bonfire, in the backyard with a movie projector, or gathered around the porch table with family and friends. With a …

Top OB-GYN Reveals Easy Tips for Reproductive Health and Wellness

(BPT) - Taking care of your sexual and reproductive health is an important part of your overall well-being. Many people find it hard to talk about, and there are many myths about sexuality and …

Paying for college? 6 ways to make it affordable

(BPT) - Is your child looking forward to starting their college journey in the fall? The months leading up to their first year can be incredibly joyful and yet stressful, given the cost of an …

5 tips to serve up the best summer yet

(BPT) - Summer is the perfect season for outdoor fun and a great time for families to focus on health and wellness! There are so many ways to enjoy activities that get you and your family moving and …

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Home-schooled kids face unique college challenges − here are 3 ways they can be overcome

The Conversation looks at the growing trend of home-schooling and offers ways to better prepare those students for college.

What difference does it make if you are involved in your student's school and its activities and events?

Study.com uses data from various educational sources to break down how parental participation varies across demographics, school sizes, and school types.
Outdoor play each day will help to keep the screens away
(BPT) - It’s difficult to distance ourselves from screens; they follow us everywhere — in the car, into stores, at restaurants and all around our houses. Children often become reliant on …
How To Teach Your Children To Be Household Helpers
How To Teach Your Children To Be Household Helpers
(NewsUSA) - Children can begin learning and participating in household duties as young as two. While handling the tasks yourself may be easier and less time-consuming, involving your children in the …
Nurturing the Mental Health of Young Children
(Family Features) The earliest years of children's lives lay the foundation for their social and emotional well-being, setting the stage for success in school and beyond.
4 Tips for Summer Water Safety
(Family Features) Drowning is a leading cause of death for children ages 1-4, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To protect your loved ones when playing in and around water this summer, keep these tips in mind.
5 money-saving strategies to beat the inflation blues
(BPT) - The rising cost of goods and services across the U.S. has many Americans feeling financial stress. While you can't directly influence the inflation rate, you can find ways to reduce your …
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