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When partners have different parenting styles - Today's Parent

Last updated: 10/16/2018

Little Grace pushes her plate away, puckers up in her best pout and says, “I’m full. I don’t want to eat any more.” Dad crosses his arms across his chest, knits his brows a

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Help Your Child Grow by Playing Sports — Life of a Southern Mom

Last updated: 10/16/2018

Children are active learners. They need to interact with other people and the environment constantly so that their social skills, physical development, and mental health can improv

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How to Help Kids Learn From Mistakes

Last updated: 10/16/2018

Do you want your child to succeed? (And what parent doesn’t.) Then know this: kids cannot learn to persevere, hang in there, or succeed unless they recognize how to deal with fai

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Parenting Styles Explained

Last updated: 10/16/2018

Sure, every parent wants the best for their kid. But one look around the playground and it's impossible not notice that there are a ton of different parenting styles out there. Fo

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How keeping positive can help you be a successful parent

Last updated: 10/15/2018

Supernanny expert Sue Atkins tells us why remaining positive and learning how to fail are important lessons when it comes to being the best parent possible One of my favourite par

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Too Much Screen Time? Parenting Tips for Tech Smart Living - Mama Smiles

Last updated: 10/15/2018

How much screen time is too much screen time? Learn how to reduce screen time and use technology wisely with kids at home. Someone recently commented to me (in an interview for an

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Simple Science Projects for Kids

Last updated: 10/15/2018

Easy Science Projects for Kids that work well with large groups, and can be used as science fair projects for school. Great Science Education ideas! We all know that science is im

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Why Every Parent Should Want Their Kids to Grow Up to Be Entrepreneurs: 17 Reasons

Last updated: 10/15/2018

Science says your oldest child is likely to be a CEO, and your younger kids are likely to be entrepreneurs. That's good news for your younger kids -- not only is being an entrepren

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Teach Your Child to Be an Upstander

Last updated: 10/14/2018

Special thanks to Google’s Be Internet Awesome program for its commitment to digital safety and for sponsoring today’s post. Have you taught your child how to be an upstander?

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Response: Educators Share who Influenced Their Teaching

Last updated: 10/14/2018

The new "question-of-the-week" is: Who has had the biggest influence on your teaching and why? We teachers have had many people - mentors, people who taught us when we were in sc

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