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On Memorial Day

Whether picnicking, attending parades, or honoring the fallen members of our military, on this Memorial Day, you’ll find Free Spirits spending time with family and friends. We wish you sunny, gorgeous weather and hope that however you celebrate Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Invite Guests—Not Germs—to Your Home During the Holidays

By Elizabeth Verdick, author of Germs Are Not for Sharing Hurray, it’s the holiday season! Uh-oh, it’s also cold and flu season. Parties, travel, and gatherings are all part of holiday fun, but time spent with others during cold and … Continue reading

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Winter Holidays: Learning About Differences Can Lead to Common Ground

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When I was in sixth grade, my teacher had us read Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” which remains to this day one of my favorites. It was one of my first … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States, and the Free Spirit staff has headed home to spend time with our families. Like many of you, we will probably eat a lot, catch up with relatives, and perhaps watch some … Continue reading

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8 Ways Teachers Can Cash In on After-Holiday Sales

By Andrew Hawk The holiday season is a busy and exciting time for adults and children alike. During the hustle-bustle of the season, people of all ages will look for the perfect gifts for friends and family. Businesses will try … Continue reading

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