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Life Skills Every Teen Should Know

Last updated: 07/07/2020

This post about life skills every teen should know is going to help you prepare your teenagers for the future.  A future where, in theory, they live in their own house, pay...

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4 Reasons Why Your Child Benefits from Listening to Music

Last updated: 07/07/2020

Music is naturally part of our cultures, everyday experiences, and many aspects of our lives. From birth, parents are using music to calm and soothe the child’s mood, to express...

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How To Be More Eco-Friendly — While Staying Safe — As Illinois Continues To Reopen

Last updated: 07/04/2020

Like other cities across the nation, Chicago has seen an increase in residential garbage as a result of the state’s stay-at-home order, city officials said. And nestled in...

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These Parents Are Teaching Their Kids Life Skills During an At-Home

Last updated: 07/03/2020

Like most parents out there, Oona Hanson and her husband, Paul, want their children to grow up to be independent. An LA-based parenting coach and educator who has been...

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Prudent parenting in the lockdown era

Last updated: 07/02/2020

Parenting in lockdown era – PW presents advice gathered from psychologists and parenting experts on ways and means parents can empower children to cope with the rigours of the...

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Our future depends upon caring for the early educators

Last updated: 06/30/2020

Our future depends upon caring for the early educators By Sara Vecchiotti and Rebecca E. Gomez, opinion contributors — 06/25/20 07:00 PM EDT The views expressed by...

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How Are My Kids Still Getting Sick In Lockdown?

Last updated: 06/28/2020

How Are My Kids Still Getting Sick In Lockdown? Many infections come from within. Doctors explain what they are and what to do about them. Video By Melinda Wenner Moyer June 24,...

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Why Won’t My Kid Stop Pretending to Be a Lion?

Last updated: 06/26/2020

Why Won’t My Kid Stop Pretending to Be a Lion? Extended imaginary play is normal for preschoolers. Here are some tips for corralling your little animals. [ Sign up to receive...

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Since You're Stuck At Home, Why Not Teach Your Kids These 10 Practical Skills?

Last updated: 06/26/2020

By now, whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, work-outside-the-home mom, or work-from-home mom, your workload has most likely quadrupled. Probably the last thing you want to do is...

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Kids Know How To Occupy Themselves. We Need To Let Them Do It : Life Kit

Last updated: 06/25/2020

If you're a parent working from home with minimal or no help in the childcare department, this summer is likely going to be tough. Even getting an hour or two to focus on your...

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