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Through the Lens of an Educator & Parent at BIS Houston

  Lesley Watson is a BIS Houston educator and a mom of two BIS students. BIS Houston is short for British International School of Houston whose mission is to transform the lives of learners. They offer unique opportunities to students of over 70 nationalities...

Black History Month – Books and Activities for Kids

In February, schools and churches throughout the U.S. commemorate Black History Month with special activities for kids. Did you know that Black History Month was established in 1926? What better way to celebrate and teach your kids about Black History Month than with...

5 Ways to Help Moms Stay Happy Over the Holidays

This story was contributed by Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW.Ah…the most wonderful time of the year (wink, wink)! More like the most stressful time of year, especially for all of us “making” the holidays—aka moms. Here are some tips to help actually feel lots of moments of joy...

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

Much like learning to swim or ski, it’s a heck of a lot easier to learn a second language when you’re young. But did you know the other benefits to growing up bilingual? “Learning a second language has lifelong benefits from cognitive to social to health,” says Caryn...

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

As moms, we all want to give our kids a healthy start, and that’s why so many of us have made our own baby food. From those adorable first bites to enticing picky toddlers, feeding our kids can be rewarding, a struggle, or (in most cases), both. That’s one of the...

3 Things To Know About Forming A Learning POD

Virtual schooling is a reality for at least the first month of school. It may also  be the right choice for some families even after in-person schooling becomes available. Yet virtual schooling comes with significant challenges. One popular option is to form a small...

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