Monthly Archives: February 2007

Spring Break Kung Fu for Kids Camp

March 26-30th. 2007, 8:30 AM to 4:30PM Daily Sign up early for this fun and unique Spring Break training opportunity for kids aged 6-12. Learn martial principles through movement, games, song, art, activities, simple science experiments, cooking, guest experts,outings and … Continue reading

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You Are What You Media

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. The average American child is exposed to more than 2000 discreet … Continue reading

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The Parent’s Guide to Standardized Tests

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. American students are the most tested in the world, but how … Continue reading

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Reconnecting with our Sons

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. Young boys are full of enthusiasm, vigor, and sweetness. They are … Continue reading

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How Praising Our Kids May Backfire

Meet Thomas. He’s in the top one percent, of the top one percent, of kids in New York schools. He’s a smart kid. And everyone tells him so. Ever since he could walk, he’s been complimented on how smart he … Continue reading

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Plug Into Your Family

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. The average American child watches about 28 hours of television a … Continue reading

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Parenting Adolescents: Setting Boundaries and Staying Connected

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. Navigating the ups and downs of parenting adolescents can be challenging. … Continue reading

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Losing the Pet You Love

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. When a child experiences the death of a beloved pet he/she … Continue reading

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Green and Healthy: Re-connecting your Child with Nature

Part of the Parenting For the 21st Century series, presented in partnership by the Lewis & Clark College Center for Continuing and Professional Studies and Portland Parks and Recreation. US Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne recently remarked, “We need to inspire … Continue reading

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Peter Rabbit Breakfast and Carnival

The 31st Annual Peter Rabbit Breakfast benefits the West Linn Community Preschool. There will be a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast from 8:00-11:00am, Photos with Peter Rabbit, Raffle, Silent Auction and Carnival 8:00-12:00pm with fun and games for all ages! To … Continue reading

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