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Healthy praise for kids

Healthy praise for kids

July 1st, 2014 4:56 pm by Jennifer Chung

According to a recent study at the University of Iowa, an average 2-year-old hears more than 430 negative statements a day and only about 30 words of encouragement. Words of praise go a long way in developing a positive self-esteem in kids.

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Upcoming Events as of June 30

Upcoming Events as of June 30

June 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

The Upcoming Events list is a public service of the Times-News. To list an event, send an email to sports@timesnews.net, fax it to (423) 392-1385, or contact the sports department after 5 p.m. at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328, ext. 323.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of June 22

June 30th, 2014 7:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos also appeared in the June 22 edition of Sunday Stories.

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Scratching your head on how to help kids with homework? You're not alone

Scratching your head on how to help kids with homework? You're not alone

June 30th, 2014 3:41 pm by Amy Coyne Bredeson

Part of the problem is that it's been so long since parents learned these skills. The other problem is that the kids are being taught differently now from how their parents were taught when they were young.

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Family Meals Matter: Say cheese, please!

Family Meals Matter: Say cheese, please!

June 30th, 2014 11:20 am by Staff Report

June is Dairy Month and time to explore the secrets, stories and statistics of America's edible obsession — cheese! With 300 different varieties here in the U.S., there's a cheese for every taste and preference.

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Oasis of Kingsport opens doors to local women

Oasis of Kingsport opens doors to local women

June 29th, 2014 4:05 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The Oasis of Kingsport, which just opened at 1009 East Sullivan Street in Downtown Kingsport on June 16, is a gathering place for all women and children (including boys 10 and under), offering services to promote self-sufficiency and empowerment.

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Community Scrapbook: Young photographers showcase their love of Southwest Virginia

June 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by Debra McCown, Community Contributor

It's certainly a time of year when a lot of photos are taken. Not to be overlooked is this set of photos that reflects another perspective: how our young people see the world through the lens of a camera.

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T-ball player shows what kids need to be happy

T-ball player shows what kids need to be happy

June 28th, 2014 8:36 am by Rex W. Huppke

We're busy. That's what happens when you grow up — we don't get time to stare at our shadows. But our kids do. And we need to honor that. We need to give them the chance to be truly, innocently, almost accidentally happy.

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Tips to teach kids about family finances

Tips to teach kids about family finances

June 28th, 2014 8:28 am by Jennifer Chung

Teaching kids about family finances can be easy and fun. Learning about money helps kids learn how to be responsible, generous and conscious of spending choices. It's never too early to teach kids about the family's finances.

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HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - Kingsport Twilight Alive 6.27.14

June 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Check out photos of people having fun pretending to be Rock Stars, at the Times-News Happy Snaps Photo Booth, for the 2014 Twilight Alive Concert Series in Downtown Kingsport, TN, on 6.27.14.

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