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09 Jun: Discover Fun STEM Activities For Kids Of All Ages

Many parents worry about their kids experiencing “brain drain” during the summer months, and that’s sure to be an even bigger concern this year as students transition from a spring of distance learning to a summer without many of the usual camps and other activities.

Just because schools aren’t in session doesn’t mean kids have to take a three-month break from learning. There are lots of activities that can provide summer fun while also unlocking their imaginations.

To learn more, we talked to Hafsa Aden, the coordinator at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center in Portland, Oregon.

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28 Jul: Study Up on 5 Trends for Back to School

It seems like summer just started, but before we know it the kids will be loading up their backpacks and hopping on the bus for their first day of school.

That means it’s time for back-to-school shopping.

Here’s a quick look at a few of this year’s hottest trends.

1. People are shopping earlier, longer and spending more

While two-thirds of us plan to start our back-to-school shopping the same time as last year, 28 percent of shoppers said they planned to start earlier.