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Homework Is No Fun For Parents Too

With school comes homework and almost every kid out there is probably groaning in agony over that fact. Homework may be a necessity for students, but it isn't just the students that feel the burden of the daily assignments. Parents, too, dislike homework; maybe just as much as the students themselves.

TV 3's Tracy Wirtz describes why she as a parent is looking forward to the school year but NOT to the homework.

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Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop

School is back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.

Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.

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Top 5 Colleges In The US For Food, Fun, And Oh,Yeah – Education

Every year the Princeton Review publishes their Top 5 Colleges- from the wildest parties to the most beautiful campus-it's a good bet they are in here. Although I don't see any Louisiana universities or colleges-What's up with THAT? I will give you a hint on the biggest party pla

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Back To School Supplies

“Going back to school.” those words ring a bell, don’t they? For kids, it’s the death knell of the end of the carefree days of video games, sleeping late and, well, sleeping late and video games just about covers it. For parents, it’s a bitte

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Conan O’Brien Gives Hilarious Commencement Speech at Dartmouth [VIDEO]

Over the weekend, talk-show host Conan O'Brien gave the commencement speech at Dartmouth College. (Stephanie Crist's son Sam graduated from there!)  Not surprisingly, the self-deprecating funnyman began his speech by stating how ridiculous it was that "a television talk show host" had been selected to impart wisdom.

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18 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me When I Was 18

I was doing the math in my head just a few minutes ago, I have had the pleasure of waking up with you on 97.3 The Dawg for quite a while now. Kids who were born the year I started at the station are now driving and very soon they will be heading off to college. Maybe it's because my own son is at the driving age and the daughter of some very dear friends is graduating this year I started wondering. Wondering if we as parents and alleged adults have given this generation enough information to take on the challenges of an ever changing world. If we haven't maybe we have now,here are 18 things I wish someone one have told me when I was 18, many of these statements still apply in our lives today.

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Little Debbie, Do You Really Know Her?

If ever there was a woman who could capture my heart by going through my stomach it would be Little Debbie. Little Debbie and I have been going steady for years, my personal favorite the Nutty  Bars, that is just heaven on Earth. You told us on our 973 The Dawg Facebook Page you think Little Debbie is something special to you too! So is there really a Little Debbie? You can find that out right here!

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Big Business Bubbles Burst After Moms Complain

I like the Crayola company, I still remember getting the big box of 64 crayons with the built in sharpener in first grade. That was a big deal. Well it seems the Crayola folks have outdone themselves with a great new product, the only problem mom doesn't like it. The reason mom doesn't like it?

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It’s SAT Time: Test Taking Skills 101

Did you take the SAT?  Yeah that test that basically places you in your college "success".  Well guess what, they are now making the SAT with Reality TV show questions!  That sounds like fun, unless you don't watch them, right?

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18 Get-Off-the-Couch Games For Kids

 

Spring has Sprung! Well...almost. Here's some really fun tips to get the kiddies off the computer and on to more fun and exercise....until Spring ACTUALLY arrives- Oh, to be 10 again....

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