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20 Minutes Matter program urges parents to devote time to children daily

Life keeps us busy and at the end of the day if a parent counted up how many minutes their children had their complete undivided attention, they may be surprised by the sparse total. That focused one-on-one time tends to decrease as children grow, spending more time doing homework or reading independently and becoming busier themselves with extracurricular activities. An initiative has been launched in Flossmoor and Homewood called “20 Minutes Matter!,” created by Flossmoor attorney Bob Bramlette, who has reached out to the area schools, library, and park district to spread the word. The initiative aims . . .

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