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Children Learn by Doing: Everyday Lessons in Everyday Tasks

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Some time ago, I stumbled across this quote from educational reformer John Holt: “Children learn from anything and everything they see. They learn wherever they are, not just in special ...

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A Teen’s Perspective: Cleaning my room

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Cleaning my room The first mission I knew that I needed to accomplish upon returning from college between semesters was cleaning my room. For years, my room has been a ...

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Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treating

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Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year, but with candy and costumes comes the potential for mischief and havoc. Follow these tips for a safe and ...

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What Parents Need to Know About Technology Addiction

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A typical teen’s day includes up to nine hours of texting, gaming, watching videos, and posting on multiple social networks — even while doing homework. It’s enough to make you ...

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INTERNET SAFETY FOR TWEEN GIRLS – A MUST-READ FOR PARENTS

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Internet safety for tween and teen girls – a must read! The age we are living in, everything is becoming harder to keep up with. Looking back at my own ...

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Suffering From Working Mother Guilt?

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Nearly three-quarters of American mothers with children at home are employed. That fact doesn’t necessarily make it any easier for a working mother to drop a toddler at day care ...

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10 Teacher Advice Tips You Should Know

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Teacher Advice Tips An insider look at some teacher advice tips to help your child succeed in school and in life. Hint to Mom and Dad: Hands off that next ...

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A Teen’s Perspective: Coping with your child moving away

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As a college freshman, this is the first time I have lived on my own, and my parents have been uneasy. I understand how difficult it must be for them ...

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