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Finding the Happy Medium in Parenting Styles

Last updated: 10/13/2019

Their relationship. Their other friends. Just trying to stay proactive in making sure everyone is on the same page and we all know what’s happening in each other’s family. We...

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“FYI: You Are the Perfect Parent for Your Child”

Last updated: 10/13/2019

I said goodbye to my dream child and said hello to my actual child. Now I can help her the way she needs me to. I said goodbye to my child, the perfect little angel who I...

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Setting Up a Small Business While Raising Little Ones - Emma and 3 Saves

Last updated: 10/13/2019

In life, we are often encouraged to follow one of two paths – pursuing a career or focusing on creating a family and raising children. Sure, this sounds prettyoutdated. There...

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Parenting Advice: Stop Listening to The Noise - Life, Love and Dirty Dishes

Last updated: 10/13/2019

I think our parents generation had an easier job of raising their children than we do. Of course they shared the same worries that we do, they dealt with tantrums and runny...

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What Is the Optimal Number of Children to Have?

Last updated: 10/13/2019

Read: Parenting like an economist is a lot less stressful In other words, many parents make parenting unnecessarily dreadful, so maybe, Caplan suggests, they should revisit...

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Restoring Children’s Play: Overcoming Parental Fears

Last updated: 10/08/2019

Children are designed, by nature, to spend hours per day playing with other children, independently of adults.  In such play they practice all sorts of physical and mental...

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What to Know about Demographic Evaluation Questions and How to Make Them Count, Part 2

Last updated: 10/07/2019

Hello again! I’m back with a follow-up post about demographics and evaluation at camp. Hopefully, many of you had a chance to read my last post where I started to discuss why...

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The Benefits of Helping Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions

Last updated: 10/02/2019

The Benefits of Helping Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions Copy Link  (Lisa E/Flickr) Terrible Twos. Threenagers. Fearsome Fours.  These are years marked by...

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Here’s a guide to your child’s brain development

Last updated: 10/01/2019

The noggin, the noodle, the brain: no matter what you call it, understanding it – and the way it changes throughout a child’s development – is one of the most important parts of...

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Study points to importance of grandparents as early childhood caregivers

Last updated: 09/28/2019

The survey findings can help uncover the grandparent experienc, and lead to ways to better support and include them in the early childhood development conversation. A recent...

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