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How To Raise A Strong, Feminist Kid

Last updated: 03/11/2019

I am a feminist mother, and I have raised two feminist daughters. When I was growing up, the word "feminist" was treated as a dirty word. Teen boys would shout obscenities as...

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Your kid probably has 'text neck' — here's what you need to know

Last updated: 03/11/2019

"Sit up straight!" It's the go-to refrain of parents everywhere, and it's an increasingly common one you may start hearing more and more thanks to phones and tablets. Increased...

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Promising Practices: Sharing Complex Brain Development Information with Parents

Last updated: 03/11/2019

Talk, Read, Play (TRP) is a unique education campaign that turns complex information about brain development in young children into a simple message parents can use to prepare...

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Working Together for Children and Families: Findings from the National Descriptive Study of Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

Last updated: 03/11/2019

Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation What do you want to search? Search all of OPRE Grants You are here ACF Home » Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation » Resource...

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Game-based Learning Explained for Teachers (Books)

Last updated: 03/11/2019

“"Kapp argues convincingly that gamification is not just about adding points, levels and badges to an eLearning program, but about fundamentally rethinking learning design. He...

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How Would I Feel If my Son Became a Teacher? - WeAreTeachers

Last updated: 03/10/2019

My husband and I joke a lot about our fears that our son will go into teaching when he grows up. He shows some signs of it; he’s kind of a bossy little know-it-all like his...

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World Book Day Costume Dash - 3 Little Buttons - family & lifestyle blog

Last updated: 03/10/2019

The mums were poised at the front of the shops, Not a hair out of place, they were all hot to trot. A strange eerie silence was all to be heard, These mums clearly meant...

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How do I keep kids safe on social media? 9 tips that help a lot.

Last updated: 03/09/2019

We couldn’t create an Ultimate Guide to Digital Parenting without including tips about how to keep your kids safe on social media. After all, for our tweens and teens, the...

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Preschool in the Woods

Last updated: 03/09/2019

I was four when the 1994 blizzard silenced Louisville. I remember trudging through the snow with my brother, and how the powder’s surface must have been at my chest. Looking...

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Raising a Powerful Girl. Body Image & Identity. Raising Girls. Parenting | PBS Parents

Last updated: 03/08/2019

How do you raise a powerful girl and what does that mean? Powerful girls grow up feeling secure in themselves. They learn to take action, making positive choices about their...

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