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What is your New Year's Resolution?

It’s that time of year where many of us try to decide on our New Year’s resolution. What exactly is a New Year’s resolution? It’s a tradition most common in the Western Hemisphere where a person makes a commitment of self-improvement or, perhaps even offer consistent acts of kindness to others on a routine basis. Resolutions can be as simple as a young man deciding to support chivalry by executing qualities such as bravery, courtesy, honor and respect. Or, someone might decide it is time to change their bad eating habits. A school can even decide they are ready to resolve dress code issues by committing to a uniform. As one can see, resolutions vary and are quite vast.

Whatever resolution you choose for 2019, we offer our support and best wishes to you. 

Building a Love for Reading in your Children

I joined a book club a few months ago and am so glad I did.  I had really gotten away from reading over the last few years....I was always too busy.  But now that I am in book club, I have a deadline and make sure I get my book read each month.  I am [...]

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Gearing up for Back to School

Can you believe it is already July?  And those early school mornings are just around the corner.  As parents, there are so many things we need to do to get ready for back to school and there are also things that we can do to prepare for the hectic mornings to come.  Start by rolling [...]

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It's a New Year!

Lots of people make New Year's Resolutions and by this time in January, most people have already given up on thier resolutions.  So why do we make them if we aren't going to keep them?   A resolution makes people feel positive about changes for the future.  According to Pyschology Today, there are some tips [...]

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The Equalizer

What are some of the first things that come to mind when you think of ‘school uniforms’? Crisp khakis and oxford button-downs or maybe it’s a plaid, pleated skirt. Does your mental image of school uniforms contain ivy-league, academic style buildings with luxury cars in the parking lot?Not to bust the bubble…..but, reality is school uniforms are not [...]

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Chilly in the Classroom?

Does your child come home from school and tell you they are freezing in their classroom?  Since our bodies emit heat, it is best to trap the warmth our bodies produce. Layering fabrics is the best way to stay warm and you can add or remove them, depending on if you’re too warm or cold as needed. If you [...]

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Small Business Saturday

DAY ONE - 2010The first-ever Small Business Saturday took place on Nov 27.It encouraged people across the country to support small, local businesses.THE DAY BECAME OFFICIAL - 2011The United States Senate unanimously passed a resolution of support for Small Business Saturday.EVERY STATE IN THE UNION - 2012From Washington D.C., to Washington State, governors, mayors, andeven President Obama championed Small Business Saturday.NEIGHBORHOODS CELEBRATED THE DAY [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!!

Thanksgiving is almost here and we at Educational Outfitters want to wish you a wonderful holiday!  I hope you get to spend it with friends and family and it is a fun and relaxing time.  Don't stress about the perfect turkey or gravy, enjoy your family and friends.  The food is good, but the company [...]

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Veteran's Day

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day–a common misunderstanding, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [...]

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Tips on Getting Ready for School Quickly

Do you have trouble getting your kids up and out the door on school mornings? Here are 15 tips that will help you and your family get ready in a stress-free way!No matter what time your child goes to bed, he always seems to be running late in the morning.Here are some tips on how to get ready [...]

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