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Test anxiety strikes students of all ages. As the season for final exams approaches, we asked an expert how parents can help their children cope with the nervousness, sleep loss, and loss of confidence that test-taking can produce. more »


Whether you intend to plan a big bash or celebrate in another way, take in every detail of this special day which symbolizes the infinite possibilities the future holds for your graduate. more »



Rochester Rhinos, Rochester

Here is your chance to win exciting and fun stuff from Rochester & Genesee Valley Parent and Check out the current contests! more »

Has your teen's head been in the clouds lately? Maybe it's spring fever. Although, if your son or daughter is graduating from high school in June, it's probably the more serious condition called "senioritis." more »

Ages 12-17: Teens and Tweens

Everyone loves a deal, and these local restaurants offer great fare with specials and extras that will give you the biggest bang for your buck. Check out our picks. more »

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Ellison Park, Rochester

Feeling that spring fever right about now? If weather permits, fill a backpack with nutritious snacks and head for one of the area’s beautiful parks or trails. Close in proximity, take on a short hike or spend the entire day with a picnic lunch. more »


What were homes in Rochester like years ago? Many well-known homes have been preserved and are available for you and your family and friends to tour. Dating back to the early 20th Century, these homes depict how people lived. more »

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