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How Schools Can Help Students Develop A Greater Sense Of Purpose

Last updated: 09/02/2019

How Schools Can Help Students Develop A Greater Sense Of Purpose Copy Link  (iStock/ALLVISIONN ) When Aly Buffett was a young girl struggling with reading, her parents brought...

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5 Ways to Know You're Really Done Having Kids

Last updated: 08/28/2019

I’ve been growing and delivering babies for thirteen years now. After each one, people asked me expectantly, “So, are you done?” and I replied, “Yes, we plan to be done” with a...

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Why your toddler is obsessed with being naked

Last updated: 08/28/2019

When you get a toddler dressed without too much fanfare and freaking out, it’s pretty fantastic. Even when there’s a lot of fanfare and freaking out, it’s still fantastic in the...

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How to Coach Your Kid Through Test Anxiety

Last updated: 08/28/2019

As first quarter of school approaches across the country, many students feel the stress of term papers, projects, and final exams. Developing healthy and efficient strategies...

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The Harmful Presumption That All Kids Are Straight

Last updated: 08/28/2019

Freelance writer Desmond NapolesBrendan McDermid / Reuters The 12-year-old drag star Desmond Napoles is one of a growing number of kids who have embraced an LGBTQ identity at an...

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11 Reading Hacks for Busy, Book-Loving Parents

Last updated: 08/28/2019

Whether the last book you read was The Scarlet Letter in your senior lit class or you’re one of the many who read voraciously before having kids and now can’t find the time,...

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The Toddler Growth Spurts Timeline: A Guide on Development's Path

Last updated: 08/27/2019

{Toddler growth spurts can influence our children’s behavior in challenging ways. Find out what to look for using the toddler growth spurts timeline.} I’m 10 years into this...

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How to raise a child who cares

Last updated: 08/25/2019

When your toddler conks you on the head with a Tinkertoy and then laughs even though you are visibly hurt, it may be hard to imagine her becoming a caring, empathic person as...

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15 Questions to Replace ‘How Was School Today?’

Last updated: 08/24/2019

How many times have you asked your child, “How was school today?” and been frustrated by the lack of response? As a parent, I’m guilty of asking my son this question all the...

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Keeping Your Kids Safe in a High-Traffic Location

Last updated: 08/19/2019

Keeping your kids safe is one of the most challenging yet important jobs you have as a parent. Though this job is difficult just about everywhere, it can be particularly...

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