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Generations Grateful for Birthright

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When I was 17 and thought I was pregnant, my parents took me to Birthright in Kansas City. I was met there by very supportive, compassionate, and non-judgmental volunteers for my pregnancy ...

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3 reasons why mandating Kindergarten is harmful

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Kindergarten may be valuable for some children, but it shouldn’t be compulsory – and the studies prove it. This back-to-school season, many parents are eager to drop-off their kindergarteners to begin the ...

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5 Family-friendly things: for $6.99, Frndly streaming is an amazing deal

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Can a new streaming service called “Frndly” make a difference? For decades, satellite and cable companies maintained a large customer base by offering channels that families couldn’t get anywhere else. Then came ...

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How one young woman brought ‘black minds’ to the school debate

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Why ‘Black Minds Matter’ could be a game-changer for families in struggling schools. Growing up on the east side of Jacksonville, Florida, the daughter of a teenage mother, Denisha Merriweather was failing. ...

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New MOScholars program will provide tuition assistance for low-income Missouri families

School choice remains a hot topic in the Missouri Legislature, with the new session starting in early January. Republican state Rep. Phil Christofanelli of St. Peters recently wrote an opinion piece for ...

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What you need to know about open enrollment

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The open enrollment period for those needing to sign up for individual or family health insurance for 2021 under the federal health insurance law closes tonight at midnight, Dec. 15. During the ...

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ClearPlay Netflix filter leads this month’s ‘5 Family-Friendly Things’

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For fans of family-friendly movies, this summer included some bad news and some great news, all in the span of a few days. That’s where ClearPlay comes in. First, the bad news: ...

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Churches getting creative in holding VBS this summer

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Across America, Vacation Bible School is a summer tradition. The ongoing pandemic has left many churches scrambling to find safe ways to continue VBS, giving kids access to a familiar summer activity ...

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Sunday school revamps online to ease Coronavirus fear in kids

The coronavirus pandemic can be tough on young children, but creative ways to share Sunday School lessons are making it easier. Brian Kaylor didn’t realize how the pandemic was emotionally impacting his ...

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Don’t miss this cool college fair in Kansas City

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Deciding what to do after high school? Checking out colleges and other options? Here’s the cool thing: There’s an event in Kansas City that brings together colleges and other options from across ...

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Free Christian K-12 education expo helps parents decide

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Do you have questions about private education? Wondering what options are available to you or someone you know? Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian K-12 Education Expo Saturday, March ...

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Christian Education Expo March 2

Metro Voice will host its 21st Annual Midwest Christian Education & College Expo Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event has been attended by tens of thousands ...

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