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How We Can Make Sports Fun Again For Our Children

Last updated: 10/12/2018

Thanks to The Genius of Play for encouraging this discussion and sponsoring this post. My boys have been playing sports for years and I’ve written, in the past, about how import

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5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development In Your Little One

Last updated: 10/12/2018

Ron Ferguson, an economist at Harvard, has made a career out of studying the achievement gap — the well-documented learning gap that exists between kids of different races and so

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The Hellerup School: Lessons from a school without walls

Last updated: 10/11/2018

Get the best of our award-winning coverage sent to you weekly When principal Lasse Reichstein stands on the wide, wooden staircase in the middle of his school, he can see and hear

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The Discipline Dilemma: Guiding Principles for Finding an Approach that Works for Your Individual Child and Family

Last updated: 10/11/2018

I started my career as a child development specialist at the ripe age of 24, before having kids of my own. My brilliant approach was to tell parents what to do, for example, to cou

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#MediaMentors: Selecting and Curating Apps for Young Children

Last updated: 10/11/2018

#MediaMentors: Selecting and Curating Apps for Young Children Download our Selecting and Curating Apps for Young Children Guide Here The adults in young children’s lives play im

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5 Tips for Responding to Toddler Sass

Last updated: 10/11/2018

Starting at about 18 months, your child begins to understand that she is separate from you and can have some control over her world. One powerful way she can do this is by defying

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Commentary: Protecting your kids from failure isn't helpful parenting

Last updated: 10/10/2018

Encouraging and supporting failure can make your child more resilient, better able to cope and help them grow, says one education expert. PERTH: In recent years, there has been a

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Talking with children matters: Defending the 30 million word gap

Last updated: 10/10/2018

“Home is where our story begins…” so the argument that a child’s early experiences at home perpetuate social inequality is understandably contentious. That controversy garn

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55 Incredible Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World

Last updated: 10/10/2018

55 Incredible Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World Happy International Women's Day! By Alanna Vagianos and Damon Dahlen Lorgina Minguito / Reuters Young girls wade thro

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Easy Sun Safety for Kids (and Parents too!) So You Can Get Outside More

Last updated: 10/10/2018

This post was sponsored by La Roche-Posay as part of an Influence Central campaign and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Sun safety for kids is important year round! I

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