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How to Teach Your Kids Safe Practices and Behaviors on the Internet

Last updated: 12/24/2019

There’s a lot of information that’s available on the internet. Keeping your kids safe while still allowing them the freedom to use the internet as a tool can be difficult. Here...

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New Laws Could Have Devastating Effects for Some Work-From-Home Parents

Last updated: 12/24/2019

New Laws Could Have Devastating Effects for Some Work-From-Home Parents New Laws Could Have Devastating Effects for Some Work-From-Home Parents Lawmakers in California, New...

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19 trends that will affect parents in 2020

Last updated: 12/22/2019

Parenting next year may look a bit different than 2019, thanks to these societal trends that are set to impact parents. Some are new, while some are older but growing in...

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The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students

Last updated: 12/20/2019

Continue reading the main story The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students Artificial intelligence is starting to take over repetitive tasks in classrooms, like grading,...

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How to Instill Compassion in Children | Roots of Action

Last updated: 12/17/2019

How do children learn to care? How do they feel connected to their communities and know they can make a difference in the world? The answer isn’t as complex as it might seem....

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Art Projects for Kids: Learning that Matters | Roots of Action

Last updated: 12/17/2019

Art Projects for Kids: Learning That Matters Ability to produce and communicate original ideas and to appreciate the nature of beauty. Aesthetics Originality Playfulness With...

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More Play Leads To More Learning - Age Appropriate Toys - Making Christmas Presents Easy - Sue Atkins The Parenting Coach

Last updated: 12/17/2019

“Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth.”  ~ American Academy of...

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How to give your child the gift of self esteem - Sue Atkins The Parenting Coach

Last updated: 12/16/2019

The most important gift you can give your child is the gift of self esteem. Self-esteem is how you rate yourself deep down. It is a belief and a confidence in your own ability...

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Too Much Screen Time? Here’s How to Dial Back

Last updated: 12/16/2019

Sticking to a new routine can stop your children from becoming screen zombies. Whether you’re on a packed plane trying to keep your toddler from having a meltdown or stuck...

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The Best Way to Spend 10 Minutes Daily With Your Child, According to a Parenting Expert

Last updated: 12/16/2019

When my son turned three, I became pregnant with our second child, my husband began working a crazy shift schedule, and survival mode became our new norm. I poured my energy and...

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