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Schools Triple Recess Time to Help Kids Concentrate

To perform better in school, maybe kids need less time in the classroom.

Some Texas schools are gaining attention for tripling the recess time for students, and we're waiting to see if this growing trend catches on in Idaho.

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Idaho’s Latest Trend: Fidget Spinners

Most kids have these things and they're supposed to reduce stress and help with concentration, but do they work?  

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New Milestones And Memories On The Baseball Diamond

My son is eight years old and, this year, has decided that playing baseball was the "must do" sports choice.  Last night was his first game, and it was a very cool moment. 

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These Are the Quirkiest Baby Names in Idaho

Idahoans can come up with some goodies!  Just look at any kindergarten class list, and high five yourself for stamping your kids with some unique, cool, and creative names.

A new list is out, and please share your thoughts.  Are the quirkiest baby names in Idaho really that quirky?

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Update: Time To Say Goodbye to the Terminally Ill Dog

Well, we've said goodbyes to our beloved mini schnauzer, Harry, after his battle with doggie cancer.  And there was a surprising twist in the story yesterday.

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I’m Not A Huge Halloween Fan, But My Kiddo Is, So We Partake

I have a confession (and I'm guessing there's more than a few of us who feel this way);  I don't love Halloween.  Not a huge fan of the costumes or candy, and I HATE pumpkins. 

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Another Milestone Met: He’s Helping Mow The Lawn

I don't even know how it's possible, but my kiddo is 8 year-old, and he just seems to keep growing up so fast.  Every week there's a new achievement.  This weekend, we mowed. 

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Parents Say This is the Best Age to Get Kids a Smart Phone

This may be the great debate at your house. The kids are begging for a phone so they can enter the world of Snapchat for themselves, and you're holding off as long as you possibly can.  What's the ideal age to let kids/teens have a smart phone, and how does the Treasure Valley compare?

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Divorced Dad Diaries: To Clean Or Not To Clean?

Being a single parent means making decisions for rules, chores, and expectations at your home, often on your own.  There's one thing I'm struggling with:  Cleaning his room. 

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Jeff Connell’s Divorced Dad Diaries: Invest In Time

As I'm learning more and more about being a divorced dad, my son's birthday presented a challenge.  How much is too much for a gift?  My perspective has changed a bit.

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