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Getting Ready for Summer Are you ready for summer, moms? I bet your kids are! It always helps to have a checklist of some sort, even if it’s in your head or stored in your phone. So why not start getting ready for summer with a summer checklist. Summer Transition Tips School is almost out. …

Jamie Foxx Holiday PSA

Early Childhood Reading Leads to Success Later in Life, But Problems for Ones Who Fall Behind Reading makes your child smarter. If you do not teach your child to read now, you will miss a golden opportunity to help brighten a future. How Much Time Should Kids Spend on Electronics? Technology is an integral part …

National Big Brother of the Year Tom Fascia

Readers Are The Real Leaders! One of our greatest Americans, Thomas Jefferson, was an avid reader. He was also one of our greatest leaders. His reading led to great leading! Are you reading? 2 Things Every New Teenage Driver Should Know Before Getting Behind the Wheel Driving is not as easy as some people think. …

National Big Sister of the Year Dakotah Taylor

Self Esteem and Bullying Bullying has become such a big issue over the last few years, but it has been a psychologically damaging issue that has been around for many, many decades. Your parents were probably bullied or knew someone who was. Their parents were bullied or knew someone who was, and their parents were …

Big Brothers Big Sisters 2014 National Leadership Summit opening video

Bedtime Reading: A Habit That Should Be Cultivated in Children It is easiest to help your child develop healthy habits when he is below eight years of age. If a child is made to do a certain task on a routine basis he will eventually become habitual of doing so and will then continue following …

Northeast Florida Big Brother Blake is featured on First Coast Living

The Jade Stone Maylin felt she had to prove herself being the only girl in her class. She stayed in the courtyard relentlessly practicing until her Sifu forced her to stop and go to sleep. Reasons to Get Involved in Your Child’s School PTO A PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is most often an independent group …

Rosie Perez talks about being a Little Sister on the Wendy Williams Show

Kids’ Activities – Leave the Mobile Devices Behind! In today’s world, it’s difficult to pry your children away from mobile devices, video games, and other electronics. If you’re looking for kids’ activities that are safe and require interaction with the great outdoors, here are some tips to help you find the best ones for your …