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Tips to survive flying with a toddler - Today's Parent

Last updated: 05/15/2019

You’ve mastered flying with a baby. But air travel with a one- or two-year-old—sorry to say—is actually much harder: Squirmy toddlers take up more lap space, and you can’t...

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What do the genetics of education tell us about learning?

Last updated: 05/15/2019

What do the genetics of education tell us about learning? Not necessarily what you might think Image: Jacobs Foundation by Daniel Briley and Elliot Tucker-Drob May 13, 2019 DNA...

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My first school trip as a parent - Family life - Diary of the Dad

Last updated: 05/15/2019

The older my kids get, the less often I experience parenting firsts. Yet this week I encountered one of the most daunting so far. My first proper school trip! I had helped out...

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The Whole Parent

Last updated: 05/14/2019

In this life, I believe, we are all striving to find happiness. Often, happiness is elusive. Often, our lives are more challenging and we’re working on survival rather than the...

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7 Days Of Lunchbox Ideas For Kids #Mealplanning #Packedlunch @iloveBacofoil - The Parenting Jungle - Wild & Wonderful Parenting & Lifestyle

Last updated: 05/14/2019

My son until now, has had school dinners not a packed lunch. Why? It was convenient and economical as in KS1 all children are entitled to hot meals for free. And, with a little...

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How to Raise a Happy Kid in the Digital Age

Last updated: 05/13/2019

Happiness is a warm puppy. If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands. Don't worry, be happy!Rules for how to live happily are nothing new. But lately, our well-being --...

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Parents Select Schools Based on Way More Than Test Scores, Study Finds

Last updated: 05/12/2019

This is the latest article in The 74’s ongoing ‘Big Picture’ series, bringing American education into sharper focus through new research and data. Go Deeper:See our full...

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What Would Yoda Do? 5 Tips to Raising a Mindful Digital Jedi | McAfee Blogs

Last updated: 05/09/2019

A Jedi, from the epic Star Wars films, is a warrior who fights for the greater good. Jedi are set apart and rely on a higher, internal power called,The Force to guide them in...

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I'm Raising My Kids Without Screens (Mostly): It's Not That Hard.

Last updated: 05/09/2019

“Mommy, can we play with Daddy’s iPad?” “Nope,” I say without hesitating. "Not now," I soften the blow. Protesting, whining, counter-arguing and all sorts of admirable pleas...

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10 Ways To Raise Kids To Care | Character.org

Last updated: 05/08/2019

Empathy is the ability to identify with and feel for another person. It’s the powerful quality that halts violent and cruel behavior and urges us to treat others kindly. Empathy...

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