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Make Family Travel Days Less Stressful and More Educational

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Spending long periods in a car or on a plane with young children is asking for trouble. I am often left wondering why some airlines don’t have a separate line ...

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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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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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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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7 Ways to Know if Your Daughter Ready to Babysit?

Babysitting is a good fit but does the idea of leaving your tween daughter home alone scare you? A few years ago she needed a babysitter but now your preteen ...

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On Being a Girl

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Being A Girl Being a girl can be very tough. Like, really tough. And many girls get anxious and worry too much because of these things. I’ve recently read a ...

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