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How to talk to girls: 8 rules for boosting her self-esteem

Last updated: 11/05/2018

“Listen to my words.”It’s a phrase parents use all the time. But what are we really saying? When it comes to raising confident girls, we may be giving them contradictory mess

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Self-Esteem Activities for Kids: Failing Forward - Reading Kingdom Blog

Last updated: 11/05/2018

One of my favorite parenting stories is about a famous research scientist who made several important medical breakthroughs. He was asked by a journalist why he was so successful an

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Who Knows Best When It Comes to Kids Starting Kindergarten — the Parents or the School?

Last updated: 11/05/2018

In my daughter's school, I can name just a couple of boys with birthdays after hers in the school year. She was born in early April, almost five months before the cutoff date for h

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Understanding Infant and Toddler Child Care Deserts - Center for American Progress

Last updated: 11/05/2018

Understanding Infant and Toddler Child Care Deserts October 31, 2018, 12:01 am Getty/The Washington Post/Sarah L. Voisin A 6-month-old child plays on a mat while his mother works n

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The fascinating reason that children write letters backwards

Last updated: 11/05/2018

Common sense suggests that learning consists of acquiring new knowledge. Socrates, though, proposed that it involved reorganizing and recalling knowledge we already have. Now here

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Report finds Parent PLUS loans worsen outcomes for poorest families, urges policy reforms

Last updated: 11/05/2018

A federal loan program designed to help parents finance their children’s college education is seen by many as a tool for access, but it may be exacerbating racial inequality, New

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Simple Parenting Hacks To Minimize Mess and Ditch Destruction!

Last updated: 11/05/2018

Guys, my kids are seriously the masters of disaster some days. My carpets, walls, dishes… The list of things my boys have accidentally damaged or dirtied is seemingly endless. I

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Perspective | My teens don’t have a cellphone. Here’s how it works.

Last updated: 11/05/2018

During a recent gathering of families at a California park, a cluster of teenagers sat at the end of a picnic table sharing Snapchat videos and comparing game scores while my sons,

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Parenting Reality Check

Last updated: 11/05/2018

Just when I think I know all there is to know about parenting- I mean I have had a kid for the past 16 years -I realize there is still so much I have yet to learn. This week was de

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Apple Aims To Help Parents Crack Down On Kids' iPhone Use

Last updated: 11/04/2018

Apple on Monday announced a new app to allow users to get reports on how much their kids are using particular apps on their iPhones and iPads. Apple is calling the app Screen Time

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