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Encourage children to drink more water - EducationWorld Health & Nutrition

Last updated: 03/01/2020

In the scramble to adopt healthy lifestyles and nutritious diets, most parents tend to ignore the critical importance of encouraging children to drink more water for maintaining...

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Teaching Kids About Nature to Save the Planet

Last updated: 02/29/2020

George Scarlett’s love of nature runs deep. He grew up in Baltimore, but it was over many years of summer camp in New Hampshire where he began “to see the world as a source of...

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Swimming and Positive Development in Children | Birds and Lilies

Last updated: 02/29/2020

I’ve always loved swimming, and always intended to take my children from a very young age – I wanted to get them completely used to being in the water early on and to learn...

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How Tech Changes Families | Child Mind Institute

Last updated: 02/28/2020

You probably saw that funny old YouTube video of a 1-year-old sitting in front of a fashion magazine, gamely touching and swiping the page with her fingers in an effort to get...

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Kids Do Better on the Marshmallow Test When They Cooperate

Last updated: 02/27/2020

Imagine you’re a young child and a researcher offers you a marshmallow on a plate. But there’s a catch: If you can avoid eating the marshmallow for 10 minutes while no one is in...

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3 Family Mindfulness Practices to Start Today

Last updated: 02/27/2020

Being a parent is exhausting. Some parents stay home full time, while others balance parenting with their careers. Whatever your situation, balancing everything is a challenge....

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Ways Reading Can Support Writing Instruction

Last updated: 02/26/2020

The new question-of-the-week is: In what ways can reading support writing instruction? It isn't easy for educators to teach reading, and it isn't easy for students to learn...

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Age appropriate chores for kids of all ages

Last updated: 02/26/2020

Hey parents and carers! If you’re here it’s probably because you’re looking for a way to get your kids to start helping out. It can be frustrating to know what are the age...

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5 Common Budgeting Mistakes Young Adults Should Avoid

Last updated: 02/26/2020

Navigating the responsibilities of adulthood can be challenging for anyone, but particularly for those just starting to branch out on their own. All too often, young people dive...

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How to help kids foster meaningful friendships: don't just be good, DO good.

Last updated: 02/25/2020

There’s a magnet on our fridge that reads “Be not simply good; be good for something -Henry David Thoreau” and sits nestled above my daughter’s routine charts. It’s a gentle...

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