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Put preschool bedtime problems to rest

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Help kids establish a routine for doing homework

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First day of school 2015

POSTED: 08:21 PM AKDT Aug 12, 2015    UPDATED: 09:44 AM AKDT Aug 19, 2015 

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Jackie Purcell
1st Grade
Hubbard Memorial
Anchorage, AK

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