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Step-by-Step Tips to Set Up Your Kid's iPhone

Last updated: 12/29/2018

You've done all the hemming and hawing about whether or not to get your kid an iPhone and you’ve decided to take the plunge. Now what? There’s so much to figure out, from Safari...

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7 Things You’ll Learn at Summer Camp

Last updated: 12/28/2018

If you’ve ever spent a summer at camp you’ll know the feeling of coming home and immediately wanting to go back! Between us we have now completed four summers at camp and after...

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Parents, don't teach your kids to play the blame game

Last updated: 12/28/2018

Do you blame others for your mistakes, failures, delays? We see plenty of examples. “Wasn’t my fault.” “Didn’t get the support expected.” “Staff just didn’t come through.”...

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Why Your Grumpy Teenager Doesn’t Want to Talk to You

Last updated: 12/28/2018

Most parents have seen their teenager start the day in a reasonably good mood, but then return from school draped in gloom and chilly silence. As hard as it can be to support...

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What's So Hard about Parenting Children with Mental Illness?

Last updated: 12/28/2018

What's So Hard about Parenting Children with Mental Illness? New research tells us for which stressors parents need advice. Posted Nov 11, 2017 SHARE Child mental illness...

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Will a college degree requirement lead to better, more respected preschool teachers?

Last updated: 12/28/2018

“We are going to use a bear claw to hold our vegetable,” instructs Miss Tara from Tiny Chefs, demonstrating the fearsome grip that each toddler should use on a slice of red...

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Top 20 Posts from 2018 | Getting Smart

Last updated: 12/28/2018

2019 is just around the corner and we can’t wait to see what the new year holds for education innovation. We’ve learned, reviewed, shared and experienced over the last 12...

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Mom Lets Her Kids Walk to the Bakery Down the Block. Child Protective Services Tells Her,

Last updated: 12/28/2018

Katharina Nuss, a mom of three in Winnipeg, Canada, had a recent run-in with the authorities which radicalized her -- if it's radical to work toward a day when parents are...

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ReSearching for a School: How Choice Drives Parents to Become More Informed - Education Next

Last updated: 12/27/2018

Policies that expand school choice aim to empower parents by giving them the opportunity to choose the school that best fits their child. Publicly funded school choice has...

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5 tips to encourage early reading

Last updated: 12/27/2018

Beanstalk, the children’s literacy charity, in partnership with LuCiD and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, has devised Story Starters, a new programme that enables pre-school...

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