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5 Sites to Help Your Child Master Keyboarding Skills

Kids practice keyboarding at school, so they don’t need to practice it at home…right? While it may seem like your child gets plenty of practice typing at school, he needs to practice at home, too, if he wants to master the skill. Much like studying for a test, kids learn better if they practice a […]

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5 Steps to Helping Your Kid Talk to Adults Confidently

It can be scary to talk to adults. After all, they’re several feet taller than kids and use words kids don’t know. But talking to adults is an important skill for kids to learn. Learning how to talk to adults guides kids into maturity in their discussions with peers. Talking to adults requires an understanding […]

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6 Reasons Why Memory Work Is Important for Your Child

First through sixth graders at Hampton Lutheran all memorize Bible verses, prayers, or sections of Luther’s Small Catechism each week. While learning a new string of words each week may seem like a chore to your child (and you), we believe that exercising and expanding children’s memory is very important—especially memorizing important words of the […]

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5 Ways to Preserve Your Child’s Art

If you’ve got a child in school, you probably already know how much adorable artwork your child creates—and also how much space it takes up. You want to hold onto as much of it as possible, but you also can’t keep every single thing. Luckily, there’s a few ways to preserve your child’s art without […]

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4 Fun Ways to Exercise as a Family

Your kids need exercise outside of their gym classes and recess at school. Children older than six need at least an hour each day of moderate or vigorous physical activity. And you should exercise, too—the Department of Health and Human Services recommends that adults get 20 minutes each day of moderate exercise or 75 minutes […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Eclipse Safety

The eclipse is coming! If you haven’t heard, on Aug. 21, Hampton will be a prime location to view a total solar eclipse, something the United States hasn’t seen since 1979. As you watch the skies in anticipation, make sure to keep yourself and your family safe from the dangers of staring at the sun. […]

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HLS Teachers Share Their Classroom Decorations

Everyone is buzzing with excitement this time of year—students are eager to see their classmates, parents are ready for a little more time to themselves, and teachers are ready to teach their students. Whether it’s on open house night or on the first day of school, it’s exciting for you and your child to see […]

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Jump Back into the Back To School Routine

Summer is winding down quickly: The days are getting shorter. Your kid has a backpack full of school supplies ready. You’ve attended the back-to-school parent meeting. And the first day of school is quickly approaching. Transitioning back into a school routine can be hard, both for you and your kids. Here are some ways to […]

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