Fun Easter Activities for the Whole Family

Easter is a time to be with your family and friends, but finding activities that will be entertaining for all ages can be a challenge. We’ve come up with a list of activities that’ll win over all the little ones

Great Female Authors to Celebrate During Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate than by reading the works of trailblazing female authors. Female children’s authors carved unique paths to publishing their books in male-dominated fields. Here are a few of our favorites: 

Throwback Educational Shows Kids (and Their Parents) will Love

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Nostalgia might make us a little biased, but kids’ educational programming from the 80s and 90s was incredible. The influx of positive messaging from shows like Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Blues Clues and Arthur have carried over into modern shows. Those

Why the Arts Matter

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Every year, it seems like another list comes out about the “most profitable” subjects students can study. And, likewise, every year it reopens the debate: is STEM better than the arts because it makes more money? Is STEM better because

Making Healthy Choices in the New Year

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One of the biggest New Year’s resolutions in America is to “get healthier.” Unfortunately, for some adults, this means getting to a certain bodyweight. That journey can lead to behaviors that sabotage true, lasting health in favor of crash diets

How to Set Goals for the New Year

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The new year is almost here, which means it’s time to set those infamous New Year’s Resolutions! Most years, however, those resolutions quickly fall to the wayside. Either people haven’t thought them through entirely or they don’t have ways to

10 Books that Perfectly Sum Up Being a Middle Schooler

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Middle school is awkward, painfully awkward. For a lot of parents, connecting with a middle school child gets difficult; suddenly you “don’t understand” the kid who’s been living in your house for the last 11 years. While “parents just don’t

Why a Challenging Curriculum Should be Encouraged, Not Feared

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One of Lake Forrest Prep’s biggest achievements is that we offer our students a challenging curriculum. However, for some parents, the words “challenging curriculum” doesn’t always bring a good connotation — especially if they themselves struggled in school. Our LFP

Fun Christmas Ideas for the Whole Family

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Tinsel, lights, trees, presents — Christmas is just around the corner! If your family feels like the same old traditions are getting tiresome, try out a few of these fun ideas the whole family will enjoy. Pasta noodle Christmas tree

6 Study Tips for Younger Students

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For most lower grade schools, students go into a classroom, learn about a subject, and take home homework to review that day’s subject. However, when you ask a younger student what they learned about last week, they often come up