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The Couch: Back To School Celebrity Looks For Less

Get the looks for less. Your kids want to dress like Justin Bieber or Willow Smith? The Couch shows you how to get the looks for less.

08/31/2012

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6 Best High Tech Gadgets For Back-To-School

It doesn’t matter what grade your child is going into this fall, there’s at least one high-tech tool they’ll both want and need this year.

08/29/2012

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Top Tech Items For Back To School

As you prepare for back to school shopping, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with so many gadgets out there. David Gregg of BehindTheBuy.com visited The Couch to share some of his favorite picks for the new school year.

08/22/2012

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New York Back-To-School Guide

As parents count down to the first day of classes, they’re also counting down to some serious shopping. Check out our guide to the best places for unique supplies, gadgets, outfits and more back-to-school essentials.

08/03/2012

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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College Student Prep: 5 Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

08/01/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite School Lunch?

07/25/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?

07/20/2012

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Back to School: Then and Now

Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.

07/15/2011

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Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box

Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.

07/14/2011

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Green Living for the School Year

Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.

07/13/2011

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Frugal Fashion: Back to School on a Budget

Deciding on a school outfit is a tough decision. This is how to look like a million bucks while spending a lot less.

07/13/2011

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