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Lunchbox. Compass. Shark repellent: What kids need for their first day of school

Six year old Ayanna from Monroe gets ready for school.


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Children Learn by Doing
Students expand their knowledge by using the community as their classroom. This is the philosophy of the Poughkeepsie Day School.  See how students as young as 4-years-old begin learning through community projects. Read more...

5 tips to get you through the back-to-school shopping season
The newly renovated Poughkeepsie Galleria has all your back-to-school shopping essentials. Check out these great tips for navigating the back-to-school shopping scene. Read more...

The season is changing and so are your kids shoe needs!
Outfit your tiniest family member, or your crazy texting pre-teen, with shoes that will make you both happy. Read more...

Bedtime routines for your school-aged kids
With the summer coming to a close it may be hard for your kids to change their routine from summer fun to a school regimen. Here are some easy to use tips that will make the transition easier. Read more...

Simple, wholesome lunch and snack ideas
Got the lunch-packing blues? Here are some quick and easy tips to add balance and nutrition to your child's packed lunches and snacks. Read more...

“Dad, what’s a chalkboard?”

We asked teachers who have been teaching in the Hudson Valley for more than 20 years what’s changed — and what hasn’t — about the children who fill their classroom’s desks and the parents who send them off to school each morning. Read more...

Send Your Kids Back to School with their Vaccines Up to Date
Back-to-school season is here. Time for parents to gather supplies and back packs. It’s also the perfect time to make sure your kids are up to date on their vaccines. Read More...

Making the shift from pool to school
With summer coming to an end, a new school year is soon to begin. Some children may be excited about going back to school. For those who are reluctant to head back, here is some advice on making the transition from summer to school a little easier. Read more...

Coping with September stress
Changing from laid back summer to meeting the tight-schedule of the school year can be stressful for the whole family. Using a few of these 10 great stress releasing tips should make the change from August to September a whole lot easier. Read more...

Best of Children's Consignment Stores
If you kids are experiencing a growth spurt this may be the best time to look for new stores that carry just what you need. We know you are always looking for good deals. Consignment shops may be the way to go. Read more...

Kids nervous about school? You can help!
It’s September and a new school year begins. For some children, the change from unstructured, fun activities to a structured day is an easy one. For other children, the change can be quite difficult. Read more...


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