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Announcing the launch of our new website!

We are excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website www.tutorbright.com.au...

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Does your child need tutoring?

  If you suspect that your child is falling behind at school, it can fill you with worry. ...

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NAPLAN – is this really valuable feedback about your child?

NAPLAN scores are about to be released and even the kids now know that this is a competiti...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Emily

  "Intellectual curiosity is fundamental for personal growth, creativity and expanding our...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Godfrey

    "Education is the only thing that can help someone to live, understand and manage the ...

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Achieving in VCE: How I got a 95.6 ATAR despite my illness...

  Anna Norrish, a former tutor and social worker in-the-making, suddenly fell unwell throu...

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Guest Blogger

Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Kieran

  "I will always believe that an invested teacher and a good education is one of the great...

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I Understand, but I Don't Know...

  There is a vast difference between, “It’s okay, I get it, do what you need to and I’ll b...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Fiona

  "My own education has taught me that failure, however each individual may define it, is ...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Dyala

"My favourite moment would have to be seeing the pride in my student's faces when they rea...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Paramitha

  "My vision for my future is to make a positive change in children while teaching in prim...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet History and English Tutor Nathanael Kelly

  Meet Nathanael (Nat) Kelly. Nat finished studying his Bachelor of Arts at Monash Univers...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Tiffany Candy

Our July Spotlight Tutor-Mentor is Tiffany Candy! Tiffany is studying a Bachelor of Educat...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet VCE Maths Tutor Tom Lu

  This week's Welcome Wednesdays tutor-mentor is Tom Lu. Tom is studying at Monash Univers...

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Reading is Fun! 5 Ways to Get Your Child Reading in Primary School

  Over the past decade, books have been competing with TV, the internet and mobile phones....

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Louise Ton

Meet one of our new maths tutors, Louise Ton. Louise is studying a Bachelor of Medical Sci...

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Manage Your Stress and Anxiety Levels During VCE

Most people experience stress and anxiety from time to time. Anxiety is a reaction to stre...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Bhavana Sistla

Our June Spotlight Tutor-Mentor is Bhavana Sistla! She's a science and English tutor at Tu...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Tutor Helena Cutler

Meet Helena Cutler. Helena studied a music degree and has a Postgraduate Certificate in Ed...

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Tutor-Mentor Liv Phillips Shares Her Thoughts On Why Tutoring Matters.

This week's blog post is written by maths and English tutor Liv Phillips. Liv has been wit...

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Guest Blogger

Sharpen Your Memory With These 5 Tips!

Improving your memory is an ongoing process. There are a couple of great memory building e...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet English Tutor Sarah Joseph

Meet English tutor Sarah Joseph. Sarah is studying a Bachelor of Secondary Education and B...

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Don't Forget to Download Your FREE NAPLAN guide!

Prepare your child for NAPLAN by boosting their self-confidence before the test, knowing w...

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Maths Anxiety

Maths is a necessary skill. However, there are kids who have a fear of maths and try to av...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Mudit Agarwal

This month's Spotlight Tutor-Mentor is maths tutor Mudit Agarwal. According to one of Tuto...

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5 Steps to Help You Find the Best Tutor for Your Child

Finding a tutor for your child can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know which c...

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Are You NAPLAN Ready?

In less than a month’s time, your child in Year 3, 5, 7 or 9 will sit the NAPLAN test on M...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Tutor-Mentor Imogen Armstrong-Orr

A warm welcome to English and Literature tutor Imogen Armstrong-Orr! Imogen completed her ...

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Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style

Educators have been learning more and more about the importance of learning styles. As you...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Maths and English Tutor Sara Gustavsson

Meet Sara Gustavsson! Sara is one of our newest maths and English tutors here at TutorBrig...

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Signs that My Child May Benefit from a Tutor

Children learn at different paces; some may be able to grasp maths tasks in a matter of mi...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Daniel Lukies 

Meet this month's Spotlight Tutor-Mentor, Daniel Lukies! Daniel was nominated for his work...

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How To Write a Killer Text Response

Advice for VCE English and Literature Students! Guest blogger and fantastic tutor-mentor A...

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Guest Blogger

Make Homework Time Easier with Our Practical Homework Tips! 

Homework is essential for a child’s development and learning. It’s designed to help studen...

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TutorBright's 2017 End-of-Year Competition Winners

Every day here at TutorBright, we have the incredible fortune of helping kids learn throug...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Maths Tutor Erin Kemp

  Meet Erin Kemp, one of our newest tutors at TutorBright. We got to chat with Erin at our...

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Why do Some Australian Parents Spend Less Time Helping with Homework?

Homework plays an important role in a child’s education: it helps children develop good st...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Harshini Ganesh

Meet All-Star Tutor-Mentor Harshini Ganesh. Harshini was nominated by our team for her gre...

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Phonics 101: An Introduction to Phonics

At the end of January, a news report from the ABC highlighted the possibility of a Grade 1...

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5 Things You Can Do to Support Your VCE Student

  There is no doubt that the last two years of high school can be incredibly stressful for...

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6 Steps on How to Study Smarter, Not Harder! 

Study Advice for VCE Students!  Studying smarter rather than harder can help you learn fas...

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Is Your Child Already Falling Behind? Telltale Signs and What to Do. 

First semester is already in full swing! You and your child may still be adjusting to the ...

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5 Helpful Tips on How to Prepare for the New School Year!

It is time to ditch the bathers, beach towels and the pool for new textbooks and most impo...

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What Does Tutor-Mentor "Matching" Mean?

Many of us remember having a tutor during our school days. They may have been a friend of ...

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Our End-of-Year TutorBright Celebration

We had a terrific end to 2017 with a celebration at Free to Feed; a not-for-profit social ...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Charlotte Thomas

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor, Charlotte Thompson. Charlotte is studyin...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Winnie Pritchett

Meet Winnie Pritchett! Winnie studied a B.S. in Psychology and Political Science at Tulane...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Jack Gromer

This week's Spotlight All-Star Tutor-Mentor is Jack Gromer. Jack is studying a Bachelor of...

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Four Tips to Help Your Child Make the Most Out of Term 4!

It is getting warmer, and this can only mean one thing: Summer is just around the corner! ...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Jay Dower

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Jay Dower. Jay is studying a Bachelor of...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Isabella Stuart

Isabella is studying a Bachelor of Science at Monash University. She spent some time abroa...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Courtney L

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Courtney L. Courtney is completing a dou...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Frank Nguyen

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Frank Nguyen. Frank is studying a Bachelo...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Sue Lyn Yap

Meet this week’s Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Sue Lyn Yap! Sue is studying a Bachelor o...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Steph Vawser

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Steph Vawser. Steph is studying a Bachel...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Tomas Byers

Meet this week's Spotlight, All-Star Tutor-Mentor Tomas Byers. Tomas is studying a Bachelo...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Sabrina Kelaart

Meet this week's All-Star Tutor-Mentor Sabrina Kelaart. Sabrina is studying a Masters of C...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Rahaf Abbassi

This week's Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Rahaf Abbassi. Rahaf is studying a double d...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Lejla Kartal

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Lejla Kartal. Lejla is studying a Bachelo...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Rajitha Amadoruge

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Rajitha Amadoruge! Rajitha completed a Ba...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Jamie Thorley

This week's Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Jamie Thorley. Jamie is studying a Bachelor...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Veronica Thay

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor, Veronica Thay! Veronica loves teaching a...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Travis Robinson

This week’s Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Travis Robinson. Travis is studying a Bache...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Olivia Davidson

This week’s Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Olivia Davidson! Oli is studying a Bachelor...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Dominic Fernandes

Meet this week’s Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Dominic Fernandes. Dominic is studying a ...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Avrille Bylok-Collard

This week’s Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Avrille Bylok-Collard! Avrille is in her fi...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Cassandra Spry

Meet this week's Welcome Wednesdays Tutor-Mentor Cassandra Spry. Cassandra is studying a B...

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Meet the People Behind TutorBright's Magic!

You may have spoken to us on the phone or emailed us questions about our tutoring services...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Meredith Joson

This week's Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Meredith Joson. Meredith is studying a Bach...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Zac Snoswell

  Meet Tutor-Mentor Zac Snoswell! Zac is studying a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at Unive...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Martyn van Reyk

This week’s Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Martyn van Reyk! Martyn is studying a Maste...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Jetta McFarlane

Meet Jetta! Jetta is studying a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts. She is passionat...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Brittany Crane

This week’s Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Brittany Crane! Brittany is finishing her 3...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Emily Corver

Meet Emily Corver! Emily loves to draw, and studied Interior Design at RMIT University.

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A Study Tour of a Lifetime in Vietnam

Hey guys! It's Tracey, and TutorBright has asked me to write a blog post about my awesome ...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Adriana Rastocic

This week’s Spotlight is All-Star Tutor-Mentor Adriana Rastocic! Adriana is studying a Bac...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Devon Kaluarachchi

When Devon isn't studying his Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce, ...

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Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Prachi Gaindhar

Prachi loves helping people grow academically, and is currently studying a Bachelor of Bus...

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Maths with Max

We recently caught up with Max, one of our All-Star tutor-mentor, who kindly gave us some ...

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Laura Swanton

Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Luke Baila

Luke is one of our newest TutorBright mentors! He is studying a Bachelor of Science at Uni...

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Parent-Teacher Interviews: What to do Before and After

Parent-teacher interviews are a great way to gain clarity on your child’s progress at scho...

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TutorBright Q&A: Meet primary school tutor Emily

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Disengaged Students Falling Behind: A Summary of the Grattan Report

Worried your child is falling behind? You’re not alone. Here’s what the latest Grattan Ins...

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5 Home Tuition Myths Busted

  Here’s what you ought to know about home tutoring before signing up. If you’re like most...

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5 Back to School Preparation Tips

Ali Murphy, TutorBright education manager, shares her top strategies for how to make this ...

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What You Ought to Know about Summer Learning Loss

9 simple – and fun – ways to help children avoid a summer slump this school holidays.

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How Your Child (and You) Can Avoid Term Four Burnout

13 signs of childhood burnout to watch for plus, the secret to escaping end-of-year exhaus...

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How Exactly Does Reading Help Our Kids?

Dr. Seuss said it best when he once wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you wi...

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Laura Swanton

The Do's and Don'ts of Choosing VCE Subjects

The first Semester for 2016 is almost over. Which means our current Year 10’s will be star...

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Laura Swanton

The Top 5 Benefits of 1:1 Tutoring

Deciding to hire a tutor can be a big decision to make.

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How to Write an A+ English Essay

‘An individual’s sense of identity and belonging changes throughout life.’

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Laura Swanton

17 Jobs in a Lifetime for Today's 15-year-olds

We can all remember growing up and having an ever-changing answer to the question What do ...

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Laura Swanton

How to Set Up Your Home for Optimal Study

These days, homework has become a regular part of the daily routine of our kids, from the ...

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Laura Swanton

How to Survive the Long Haul that will be Term 2

At the beginning of this week, we shared an article from The Age (read it here) that discu...

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Laura Swanton

Closing the NAPLAN Gap

Two and a half years is over a fifth of a childs entire schooling life. It is also the amo...

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Laura Swanton

Parents' Guide to Parent-Teacher Interviews

As the first term of 2016 nears to an end, parent teacher interviews begin to takeplace. W...

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Laura Swanton

Fictional Writing with Nalo Hopkinson

English is one of thekeysubjects studied by Victorian children and adolescents throughout ...

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Laura Swanton

All-Star Tutor-Mentor Chris Wins Prestigious Award

Today we received news that our very own All-Star tutor-mentor Chris Bendle recently won a...

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Laura Swanton

Equipping our Youth for the Future

The recent Tackling Foundation Skills in the Workforce report compiled by the Australian I...

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Stress and Anxiety

A recent study by Kids Helpline Australia reported that teenagers have become 22% more lik...

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Getting Organised

Firstly, welcome back to Term 4! With the end of the year coming close, so are, unfortunat...

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Sorcha Hennessy

NAPLAN. We're in this Together...

NAPLAN results that were released yesterday showed that in the seven years since the tests...

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Spotlight Tutor-Mentor: Tannaz

  Tannaz is one of our exceptional tutors in the North-East. Although her extra curricular...

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Every Kid Needs A Champion

"Kids do not learn from people they do no like".

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When it Comes to Children, the Sky Truly is the Limit

Children view the world using a different filter than to adults. It's creative, it'ss exci...

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