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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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The Right Way to Admit to a Kid That You Don't Actually Know Everything

Last updated: 05/08/2019

For a brief, magical period in a child’s life, they believe their parents are omnipotent. They can be told practically anything and will accept complete bullshit with a solemn...

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Kindness and Encouragement: How Parents Can Support Teachers and Principals

Last updated: 05/07/2019

There are some things happening in the Australian education system and as a parent (and former teacher) it concerns me. Just before Christmas, I bumped into an old teacher...

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Top Tips to Get your Toddlers to Tidy Up!

Last updated: 05/07/2019

Save this for later or share with friends! Have you ever tripped over a toy that your toddler put on the floor? It’s NO FUN! Your toddlers can put their toys away, you just...

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