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What is your goal in life? Does it make you feel guilty? TAGS: | | | | | What is your goal in life? Would you recognize it if you were involved in a plane crash?  Take a peek at this video and see if it rings true …Continue reading →

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How to make your children feel safe when you fear for them yourself (after tragedy in CT) There is a slew of informaiton out there about how to speak to your child about the tragedy that the world is morning openly on television and the radio.  This …Continue reading →

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Summer Programs are the Most Effective Approach to Remedying Summer Learning Loss TAGS: | | | Guest Post Desmond Worrell offers research to prove camps help keep kids from summer backsliding. Low-income Students, Summer Learning Loss and Summer School by Desmond B. Worrell Summer learning loss …Continue reading →

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    SFGate (blog)Colorado parents told to watch out for pot-infused candy on HalloweenSFGate (blog)This month, the Colorado Police Department and a marijuana-store owner collaborated on a public service video advising parents to watch out for marijuana edibles on Halloween. “The problem is that some of these products look so similar to products on ...The Troubling Thing […]
  • Parents: Justice will never be served - KSDK November 1, 2014
    KSDKParents: Justice will never be servedKSDKST. LOUIS - Grieving parents react after their son's killer is sentenced to just 2 years in prison. A 2012 car crash claimed the life of Clayton Pfeiffer, an 18-year-old Missouri Baptist baseball player, on Olive near Highway 141. The car he was ...
  • College Family Weekend Isn't Just for Parents Anymore - New York Times October 31, 2014
    New York TimesCollege Family Weekend Isn't Just for Parents AnymoreNew York TimesWhen Diane LaPointe went off to Wesleyan University in 1975, her parents dropped her off freshman year and didn't return until graduation. “I put my stuff in storage and took the bus home during breaks,” she said. Now that her daughter, Megan, is a ...
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    wnep.comCpl. Dickson's Parents Relieved After Capturewnep.comFALLS — While many have been following the search for Eric Frein closely, none of us have watched and waited in the way Corporal Bryon Dickson's family has for nearly seven weeks. Newswatch 16 talked with Cpl. Dickson's mom and dad at their home ...Slain trooper's parents relieved at Eric Frein's […]
  • When a Child Legally Becomes an Adult - New York Times October 31, 2014
    New York TimesWhen a Child Legally Becomes an AdultNew York TimesTwelve hours later, after it was determined that she was no longer in danger, she decided to call her parents — but only after a long conversation with a nurse at the hospital about whether she wanted to talk with family members about her experience.
  • Good Shepherd emphasizes helping parents raise children - Naperville Sun October 31, 2014
    Naperville SunGood Shepherd emphasizes helping parents raise childrenNaperville SunParenting is one of, if not, the hardest job anyone has had the pleasure and the responsibility to choose, accept and enjoy, according to experts and parents alike. Most people agree kids will be kids. But the influence of faith on child rearing has ...
  • Parents Pull Son from Class Because School Is Teaching Islam - Breitbart News October 31, 2014
    Breitbart NewsParents Pull Son from Class Because School Is Teaching IslamBreitbart NewsThis is illegal, basically. You can't teach religion in schools any more, but apparently, in this particular school, at least, that's not the case.” Parents said they discovered that what their children were learning about Islam was more about the ...
  • These Parents Pranked Their Son by Telling Him He Has Ebola, and He Does ... - E! Online October 31, 2014
    The StirThese Parents Pranked Their Son by Telling Him He Has Ebola, and He Does ...E! OnlineThese parents in Las Vegas decided to have a little fun with their son by telling him he has a deadly disease that has the entire planet on high alert. Understandably, he doesn't take it so well. After taking […]
  • Why stay-at-home parents are better for older children - Quartz October 30, 2014
    Why stay-at-home parents are better for older childrenQuartzIt may be the most hotly disputed and emotionally loaded question that American parents face: Are children better off if a parent stays at home? The evidence is already quite strong that staying at home during a child's first year of life can have long ...