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(StatePoint) Americans have a lot on their minds during the holiday season, and the stress of ballooning budgets and crowded calendars can be enough to affect almost anyone’s well-being. With that in mind, why not use the holidays as an opportunity to give the most important gift of all?

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Wednesday 09/17/2014
Prime preschoolers for the classroom with developmental games
Updated: September 24, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - While school prep is normally focused around kindergarten and elementary school students, increasingly preparations are occurring at much younger ages. Enhancing learning-based skills in preschoolers can be invaluable to their development and play is an essential role in early classroom experiences.

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Combining virtual and real-world toys into hours of fun playtime
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Do your children have imaginary friends or pretend the characters from their favorite TV show or video game are real and in the room? Many children creatively stage playful interactions with fictional and imaginary characters during their developmental years, but now those imaginary characters don’t have to be quite so imaginary.

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Saturday 06/07/2014
Give high school grads the right start for college with these technology gifts
Updated: June 17, 2014 - 3:38 am

(BPT) - Technology is one of the most practical - and most appreciated - gifts a high school graduate can receive. Different technology tools can give the class of 2014 a jump start on their college journey and all post-high-school adventures. A new survey conducted by Impulse Research revealed that the majority of students (65 percent) believe a laptop is the most important purchase for heading back to school.

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Thursday 05/29/2014
New discoveries decode the symbols and mysteries of the Mona Lisa
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 4:31 pm

(BPT) - Almost 500 years after the death of artist Leonardo da Vinci, the world-famous Mona Lisa painting continues to fascinate people of all ages. An estimated 6 million people view the painting each year at the Louvre in France, and many more read and study about its history and the theories surrounding the legendary work of art.

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Monday 05/19/2014
High-tech gift ideas for grads that won't break the bank
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 4:32 pm

(BPT) - Graduation season is here with high school and college grads eagerly awaiting commencement so they can start the next big chapter of life. This also means a lot of graduation celebrations for friends and family near and far. This year, show your support and go beyond the typical gift of a card and money. Instead, give graduates something they’re guaranteed to use every day: technology.

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Wednesday 05/14/2014
The best gifts for grads and dads
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - It’s that time of year again where everyone is out shopping for gifts and looking for the perfect presents for dads and grads. This year, think about going the technology route for devices grads can use. Dads will love them, too, for the value the devices add to their lives. Here are a few tech-related gifts to consider:

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Friday 05/02/2014
5 gifts for the modern mom
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - If you think your mom wants another messy breakfast in bed that ends with her scrubbing pancake batter off the counter, think again. Moms today are looking for modern gifts that speak to their personality and create an experience for them and their family. Here are some options that go beyond the boring gifts and offer a fresh take on the perfect Mother’s Day gift for your modern mom.

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Friday 04/25/2014
Reading and playing can increase your child's imagination
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Albert Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” It’s a pretty amazing statement when you consider just how much knowledge Einstein possessed. Today’s world always has a spot for creative, imaginative people. Whether they are designing the next dot com or the latest menu sensation, imaginative people are thriving everywhere.

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Monday 03/17/2014
Guest-friendly tips for building your wedding registry
Updated: July 17, 2014 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - As you busily prepare for your walk down the aisle and make countless decisions regarding every flawless detail, one task on your to-do list will help you see beyond your wedding day and into your future life together - the wedding registry. And though few things could be more enjoyable than a day of shopping with your beloved, there’s also a bit of strategy that goes into building a complete registry.

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Friday 11/29/2013
Survey Reveals What Men Want for the Holidays
Updated: November 29, 2013 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Do you know what guys want for the holidays?

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Thursday 11/14/2013
Great Holiday Gifts for Current and Future College Students
Updated: November 26, 2013 - 3:36 am

(StatePoint) Whether the students in your life are in high school and dreaming about their future majors, or in the middle of their college careers, the holiday season is a great opportunity to shower them with gifts that quench their thirst for knowledge and foster their academic interests.

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Wednesday 06/06/2012
Adding a personal touch can help make your gift one that gets remembered.
Posted: June 06, 2012

(NAPSI)—For weddings, holidays and birthday parties throughout the year, the hunt—and pressure—it seems, is always on for the perfect, affordable and meaningful gift. As a result, more and more people are getting creative, and for many, this means getting personal.

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Saturday 06/02/2012
Why Their Favorite Gift Might Be A Smartphone
Posted: June 02, 2012

(NAPSI)—Smartphones are one of this year’s hottest gifts. But with more high-tech gizmos and gadgets popping up, how do you decide which smartphone is the best for those on your list?

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Tips On Family-Friendly Gifts
Posted: June 02, 2012

(NAPSI)—It may come as a surprise to some, but digital devices can be a handy way to bring your family together. Here’s how:

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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Videogame Gives Fans the Chance to Be Part of the Ultimate Wizarding Battle
Posted: June 02, 2012

(NAPSI)Harry Potter and LEGO fans who cant get enough of the magical adventures of The Boy Who Lived can now rediscover their inner wizard and continue the spellbinding saga in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, the sequel to last years fan favorite videogame from TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The two beloved brands come together again to give families a chance to participate in Harrys epic battle with Lord Voldemort.

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Hit The Dance Floor In Your Living Room
Posted: June 02, 2012

(NAPSI)—While dancing has always been a popular activity, TV shows, movies and celebrities have made it a hot topic in many households. With television shows like “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance?” captivating TV viewers and movies like this year’s “Footloose” stealing the spotlight, dance is very much en vogue.

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Wednesday 05/30/2012
This summer, the Ultrabook inspired by Intel is the perfect gift to show the ultra-dad or ultra-grad in your life how much you care.
Posted: May 30, 2012

(NAPSI)—Still searching for the perfect gift for your dad or grad? When thinking about how you want to say Happy Fathers Day! to dad or Congratulations! to your grad, Ultrabook devices are the must-have tech gadget for dads and grads this summer.

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