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The School Year to Summer Transition

Keeping children’s minds stimulated throughout the summer months. As the school year winds down, teachers say they’re often approached by worried parents seeking a road map to get through the summer. Their advice is quite simple: Chill out. Make the summer fun and find ways to incorporate educational themes into the activities children choose to participate in. “Have fun, explore, just don’t let them sit inside and watch TV all summer,” said one Chicago area teacher at Whitney Young High School and also the mother of two young children. What makes summer so valuable is that children have the time …

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Painting Pottery Can Help You Lose Weight

Let’s face it, stress is part of our lives. Unfortunately, it can also contribute to poor eating and other habits that keep us from feeling our best. “Even if you usually eat well and exercise, chronic high stress can prevent you from losing weight—or even add pounds,” explains Dr. Pamela Peeke, author of Body for Life for Women. As it turns out, our bodies respond to all types of stress in exactly the same way.  Every time we have a stressful day, our brain instructs our cells to release potent hormones. We then get a burst of adrenaline, which taps …

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Fathers Day – June 17th

Fathers Day is June 17th this year, making the cutoff for gift items Sunday the 10th.  But, if instead of making Dad a gift you want to share a You’re Fired experience with him, we would be happy to help make that possible.  Bring Dad to the studio on Fathers Day and we will comp his studio fee! Check with Mom first though, because Dad may have other plans for today. Please follow and like us:

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3  Awesome Resolutions Your Family Can Make Today

Traditionally, the new year offers an opportunity to make a fresh start. Resolutions are filled with promise, particularly for things we know we should be doing anyway. Unfortunately, even the best intentions fall by the wayside within a relatively short amount of time. This year, skip all that individual pressure and try making some New Year’s resolutions as a family. Not only are you more likely to succeed as a group, family resolutions will bring you all closer together while also providing additional benefits to each member of the household. Here are three of the best family resolutions you can …

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Jan-U-Wear-A-T!

Wear a “T” and paint for Free!  All January, wear a shirt with a You’re Fired logo to any studio and receive a free studio fee*.  We like to call it our Janu-wear-a-t promo.  Staff shirts Camp Fired Shirts Sports Sponsor Shirts . . . they all work! Don’t have a shirt?  They are available at any You’re Fired Studio, or better yet make your own!  Just be sure to include a You’re Fired logo, and wear it to the studio. *Offer cannot be combined with any other coupon or regular event discount. Please follow and like us:

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