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A letter to every parent of a small child on the weekend

Last updated: 01/04/2019

I hear you…I really do. Each day you’ve been busting a gut to get breakfast on the table in time, to get out the door in time, to get to your littles to day care, school...

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What parents should know about roasting, a new cyberbullying trend

Last updated: 01/03/2019

Experts are warning parents to be aware of a recent rise in the social media trend of "roasting," which many critics consider a harmful form of cyberbullying. The trend...

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The Importance Of Being A Mindful Parent · The Inspiration Edit

Last updated: 01/03/2019

Today I wanted to share a lesson from the past, something which has kind of haunted me and affected me for many years. This does not effect me as much now as it did when I grew...

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3 steps to boost your child’s outdoor time — and health

Last updated: 01/03/2019

Outdoor play is correlated with physical activity, improved motor skills, better vision and vitamin D levels — health benefits which have made outdoor play, especially in...

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5 Things I Wish Parents Knew About Reading

Last updated: 01/02/2019

I learned exactly how important reading was from my parents. They showed me with frequent trips to the library, always scrounging up money for the Scholastic book order, and,...

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12 Ways to Keep Your Children Healthy in the Digital Age

Last updated: 01/02/2019

According to a newly published report by the Global Wellness Institute, Wellness in the Age of the Smartphone, “Whether we like it or not, whether we feel that we can deal with...

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How to raise a child who cares

Last updated: 01/02/2019

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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10 Shows Parents and Teens Will Enjoy Watching Together

Last updated: 01/02/2019

Watching TV with your teens has all kinds of pitfalls: out-of-the-blue raunchy sex scenes, a surprise bloodbath (Game of Thrones, anyone?), and other awkward moments you never...

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How Do We Build Our Teenage Girls' Self-Esteem?

Last updated: 01/01/2019

Has your daughter ever called herself ugly?  If so how did you react?  Did you - like me - respond with a sharp intake of breath and a vehement "No you are not!"? At the time...

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3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019 - EdSurge News

Last updated: 01/01/2019

3 Emerging Technologies that will Reshape Education in 2019 Email Education and cutting-edge technologies are core to the many programs at NYC Media Lab , where we lead...

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