How To Trick A Kid Into Talking About Their Day

by Matthew Utley for https://www.fatherly.com/ When children go to school, a sort of strange magic happens. You see them leave and welcome them when they return, but what happened in between is a mystery. Who did they talk to? What did they do? What did they learn? Talking to your child about what took place when they were at school is,…

The letters “ough” can be pronounced at least 8 different ways in English. How did that happen?

This article by The Cultural Tutor (@culturaltutor) originally appeared on Twitter: https://twitter.com/culturaltutor/status/1614639695794966528 The letters “ough” can be pronounced at least 8 different ways in English. How did that happen?Here are 8 of the “ough” pronunciations in a single sentence:Though I had a rough night because of a coughing fit, I ploughed through a lot of information and thoroughly thought about…

A Parent’s Guide for How to Deal With Bullies

By Stacy Colino and Laura Broadwell for parents.com Bullying can exist in many forms: It can be physical (pushing, punching, or hitting), verbal (name-calling or threats), or psychological and emotional (spreading rumors or excluding someone from a conversation or activity). And with the pervasive use of technology, bullying behavior can occur outside of school hours via emails, text messages, DMs,…

20 Fun New Year’s Eve Crafts and Activities for Kids

By The Everymom Editors Spending New Year’s Eve as a family can be one of the most special ways to connect and create new memories.  While the grown-ups look forward to toasting at midnight, there’s nothing that says you can’t have an early celebration that includes the whole family—even babies, toddlers, and little kids. Making the countdown to the new year special with…

15 Things to Do with Your Kids Over Christmas Break

By Ruth Soukup for livingwellspendingless.com For better or for worse, Christmas break is almost here. And while not all of us have the luxury of taking a full two weeks off from life, this is a time where most of us are finally able to slow down just a little, especially after the hustle and bustle of that last crazy…

What to Read During Winter Break

from gatech.edu The weather outside may be frightful but snuggling with a good book sounds delightful. What should you read? We asked several Georgia Tech Library staff members for recommendations. The books range from a graphic novel series on how disinformation can become reality to a memoir by longtime Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek The Department of Truth By James Tynion IV, author,…