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7 tips positive parenting tips you need in your life right now (motherhoodtherealdeal)

Last updated: 05/22/2020

Let’s talk positive parenting. On a recent evening, I was sitting on the couch with my 4-year-old daughter, Delilah, looking through her artwork from pre-school. Suddenly, she...

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Supporting Caregiver Students: A Two-Generation Model

Last updated: 05/22/2020

When Pooja Adhikari moved to the United States from Nepal in 2006, she dreamed of becoming a teacher. But her dream wasn’t immediately achievable. Her need to provide childcare...

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Teaching Life Skills in Homeschool - Shaping Up To Be A Mom

Last updated: 05/22/2020

After a year and a half of traveling the country and homeschooling, we feel like we’ve cracked the code on easy homeschool! And in addition to teaching our kids academic...

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Parents Saying No - OMG Parenting!

Last updated: 05/22/2020

That word, NO! It’s hard for parents to say no, yet it’s one of the first words kids say! The one-year-old shakes their head ‘no’ to everything, says ‘no’ to answer all your...

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How To Stop Nagging Your Teenager

Last updated: 05/22/2020

As I watched a local theater production of the musical “13,” I smiled listening to the catchy tune. Then the teenagers on stage sang the lyrics in a mocking tone, “No, you’re...

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Will the Pandemic Have a Lasting Impact on My Kids?

Last updated: 05/21/2020

Massive unemployment. Stunning loss of life. Disrupted education. An economy in freefall. These are the ingredients for tectonic social shifts that alter the arcs of human...

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Autism risk estimated at 3 to 5% for children whose parents have a sibling with autism

Last updated: 05/21/2020

NIH-funded study is first population-wide estimate of autism risk of children whose aunts or uncles have the condition. Roughly 3 to 5% of children with an aunt or uncle with...

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Could coronavirus change science education?

Last updated: 05/21/2020

What an eye-opener the coronavirus pandemic is proving for science. A distinct eagerness to know, to learn, has flared up among the public, exposing an underlying urge to get...

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Migrant parents in ICE detention refuse to separate from children

Last updated: 05/21/2020

Not one of the 366 families in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention agreed to be separated from their child when asked by the agency last week, several immigration...

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Caring For Elderly Parents And Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Last updated: 05/21/2020

There are many people who are part of “the sandwich generation.” You know, stuck in the middle of caring for kids under 18, and caring for elderly parents at the same time. For...

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