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It doesn’t matter what, but children should read during the summer

It doesn’t matter what, but children should read during the summer

Local experts say it doesn’t matter what your children read during the summer, as long as they are reading on a daily basis.

June 30, 2014 11:36 am

Fill those rainy days with words (and fun!)

Fill those rainy days with words (and fun!)

This year’s long winter means many parents throughout Northwest Indiana area have exhausted their supply of indoor activities.

June 05, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for June 5, 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for June 5, 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for May 1, 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for May 1, 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for April 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for April 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for March 6, 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for March 6, 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Presidents come to life through books and movies

Presidents come to life through books and movies

Visit any book store or library and you'll likely find several books on past presidents.

February 06, 2014 11:30 am

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Feb., 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Feb., 2014

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Jan. 2, 2014

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Jan. 2, 2014

Here's our monthly showcase of the latest and greatest new selections in media for youth.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Think outside the toy box: Unique gift ideas for kids

Think outside the toy box: Unique gift ideas for kids

Elmo, Barbie, Minnie, Woody… each of these beloved characters are huge hits in the “big box” toy stores every year. Your kids love them, but t…

December 05, 2013 7:45 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Dec. 5, 2013

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Dec. 5, 2013

Here's our monthly showcase of the latest and greatest new selections in media for youth.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Nov. 7, 2013

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Nov. 7, 2013

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Keeping up with the local ghosts: Experts share their experiences with the local afterlife

Keeping up with the local ghosts: Experts share their experiences with the local afterlife

Ghosts abound in Northwest Indiana if you know where to look. Here are some spooky stories about our area.

October 03, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Oct. 3, 2013

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Oct. 3, 2013

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

October 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa

From books and games to educational toys and DVDs, there's never a dull moment for active and eager young minds.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Adventure at Home: Giada de Laurentiis turns her love of food into culinary adventure stories

Adventure at Home: Giada de Laurentiis turns her love of food into culinary adventure stories

Among the favorite memories of growing up for Giada de Laurentiis is spending Sundays cooking with her grandparents.

September 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Aug. 1, 2013

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Aug. 1, 2013

Our monthly round-up of new children's media.

August 01, 2013 8:00 am Photos

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#Food with a Dash of Fun

We've all gotta eat-might as well have some fun in the kitchen! Check here for recipes, cooking with kids, food finds, and more.

#Father Knows Nothing

Rick Kaempfer's business card says author/writer/blogger, but his real job is "stay-at-home-dad."