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Happy Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Like many of you, we Free Spirits are celebrating with food, family, friends, or football, or are just finding a quiet moment to practice self-care. Our office will be closed today and … Continue reading

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Great Ways Children Can Help on Thanksgiving

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Gathering with family and friends each November can be a time to reflect on all the good people … Continue reading

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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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