Articles about parenting


Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean In To Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says

Last updated: 01/18/2019

Now, he thinks about the intersection of child development and digital media as a senior fellow for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and nonresident fellow in the...

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The Real Dangers of Childhood: How Do We Help People See Them? - Rae Pica

Last updated: 01/18/2019

“I walked or biked to school for years, but my children don’t. I worry about the road. I worry about strangers. You can start to imagine evil on every corner. I do think they’re...

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Keeping Kids Too Busy to Blossom - Let Grow

Last updated: 01/18/2019

Greatpiece in the Westport Moms blog looking at just how busy we're making our kids (as well as those of us getting them to and from their  activities): Our Children’s Busyness...

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Helping Parents Understand How They Can Support Their Child in PBL

Last updated: 01/17/2019

Building community connections is an ongoing challenge that almost every school faces; albeit time, trust, capital, knowledge, resources, language — there are so many barriers...

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A Successful Strategy With Autism: Focus on One Goal at a Time - Autism Parenting Magazine

Last updated: 01/17/2019

With autism, the number of challenges to overcome can be overwhelming. I know this first hand. Over and over again, I faced so many deficits in my development that succeeding at...

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Building A Tinkering Mindset In Young Students Through Making

Last updated: 01/16/2019

Young kids who are playing don’t worry about making mistakes. They’re just playing, and the idea that they could make a mistake—that there’s a wrong way to play—doesn’t enter...

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Using Children's Literature to Address Childhood Grief and Anxiety

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Children’s books deal with every aspect of life, including childhood grief and anxiety. A review of two books published in 2017 that handle these topics admirably. Note: I...

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Perspective | I stopped forcing my kids to say thank you, and they learned true gratitude

Last updated: 01/15/2019

Imagine that you and I are chatting in the foyer of your home with our kids nearby, continuing to goof off together at the conclusion of this playdate. Our conversation dwindles...

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How to Teach Your Kids about the Brain - Mindful

Last updated: 01/15/2019

When children understand what’s happening in the brain, it can be the first step to having the power to make choices. Knowledge can be equally powerful to parents too. Knowing...

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CTFD, Sports Parents: These Are Kids And It’s A Freaking Game

Last updated: 01/14/2019

Last weekend, I spent 12 hours (give or take) watching my son play in four baseball games. Yes, 12 hours — including multiple 45-minute drives to the baseball diamond, getting...

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