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Every parent can relate to this

Last updated: 01/29/2019

Jenn is perhaps best known as the author of the popular parenting blog Breed ‘Em and Weep (2005-2012). She’s written for many magazines, newspapers and websites, including...

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Five tips to keep kids learning with educational screen time

Last updated: 01/28/2019

The summer holidays are almost upon us, and six weeks (or more) is a very long time. Keeping children occupied can be exhausting and expensive – and even the best of us will...

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Raising a Generation of Leaders in a World That's Gone Mad - Pretty Extraordinary

Last updated: 01/28/2019

Oh, friends. Can we pull up a chair and talk for awhile? I’m making a cup of tea, maybe you’d like to have one as well? Let’s sit at this virtual table for a moment and all take...

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Call for Applications: AERA-SRCD Early Career Research Fellowship in Middle Childhood Education and Development

Last updated: 01/28/2019

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD) are pleased to issue a call for applications for the AERA-SRCD...

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Heads' ethics code ‘could boost teacher recruitment and retention’

Last updated: 01/28/2019

A new ethical framework for education leaders could help boost teacher recruitment and retention, its authors have claimed. The Ethical Leadership Commission, set up by the...

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Top tips for pool safety for kids this sumer

Last updated: 01/27/2019

Today I welcome Kaitlin from An Apple Per Day to Guest Post on Rainy Day Mum about a very important topic especially with summer here in full force and although we don’t have a...

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6 Best Summer Birthday Party Ideas for Kid : Outdoor Fun!

Last updated: 01/27/2019

Summer time is here and our kids couldn’t be happier!  Everyday is warm (or hot!) and perfect for outdoor play!  Sprinklers, water balloons, playgrounds, and bubbles are all a...

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What's Happening in Phase 3 of the Camp Impact Study

Last updated: 01/27/2019

My name is Victoria Povilaitis and I am a research assistant at the University of Utah. You may remember me from such blogs as "From Camp Pro to Camp Researcher: Introducing...

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25 days of kindness, 25 ways to be kind to others #growkindness - teach mama

Last updated: 01/26/2019

With school back in session, emotions are high over here. While many students are super excited to meet the new teacher, to see old classmates, and to get acquainted with a new...

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How to Introduce Engineering Principles Early to Help Inspire Interest in STEM

Last updated: 01/26/2019

Alessandra is the youngest of three siblings. Her father works in construction and her mother, she said, works making French fries. A Latina student living in rural America,...

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