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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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    wtkr.com4th of July weekend travel tips for parents of teen driverswtkr.comLimit teens' driving to essential trips and only with parental permission for at least the first year of driving. Teens have three times as many fatal crashes as other drivers, based on the amount of miles driven. The risk is even higher, during the ...and […]
  • Arne Duncan pushes for 'parent engagement' — and gets some angry feedback - Washington Post (blog) July 3, 2015
    Arne Duncan pushes for 'parent engagement' — and gets some angry feedbackWashington Post (blog)Education Secretary Arne Duncan seems to have a new favorite subject for the moment: parents and their engagement. Seven years into his secretaryship, he recently released what the Education Department labeled “a set of rights to help parents seek ...
  • Dolphins summer camp offers free spots to jilted parents - Local 10 July 3, 2015
    Local 10Dolphins summer camp offers free spots to jilted parentsLocal 10The Dolphins Academy Summer Camp is offering free spots to parents who had their children enrolled in a summer camp at the University of Miami that was shut down abruptly. The Be Inspired Cultural Arts camp was located at the UM Fieldhouse at the ...
  • Parents question dentist's methods of restraining young patients - WTSP 10 News July 3, 2015
    Parents question dentist's methods of restraining young patientsWTSP 10 NewsShe and a group of other parents, who say they have had similar incidents with Dr. Dove, have tried to get help. "We went to the police, the dental board, I even sent a letter to Congressmen Brad Sherman," Brooke said. Some started blogs and Facebook ...
  • Man kills self after stuffing parents' bodies in freezer - New York Post July 3, 2015
    New York PostMan kills self after stuffing parents' bodies in freezerNew York PostAn Oregon man accused of murdering his parents and storing their bodies in a freezer has died in a hospital after a suicide attempt in his jail cell, authorities said. Lane County sheriff's Sgt. Carrie Carver said Jeremy Ringquist, 38, of Springfield ...Jeremy […]
  • Dear Abby: My parents and his parents have nothing in common - SFGate July 3, 2015
    SFGateDear Abby: My parents and his parents have nothing in commonSFGateDear Abby: I have been with “Tom” for two years, and I suspect that he will be proposing soon. He is 27, and I'm 24. Here's the problem: He wants our parents to meet before he asks. Abby, I have put this off because I'm […]
  • Last surviving parents of Houston mass murder victim applaud new parole law - KHOU July 3, 2015
    KHOULast surviving parents of Houston mass murder victim applaud new parole lawKHOU"It's important for people to understand that parents should not bury their children," says James Dreymala, sitting next to his wife, Elaine. "Just not right." Today, they are the last surviving parents of a child killed in what became known as the ...
  • Parents Confront School Board, Demand 'Opt-Out' for Controversial Lessons ... - TheBlaze.com July 3, 2015
    TheBlaze.comParents Confront School Board, Demand 'Opt-Out' for Controversial Lessons ...TheBlaze.comAngry over a controversial curriculum that teaches young students about same-sex marriage and “gender identity,” several parents in Fairfax County, Virginia, confronted school board members during a regular meeting on June 25. The parents in question ...
  • Georgia parents furious after dentist straps daughter to 'papoose board' - New York Daily News July 2, 2015
    New York Daily NewsGeorgia parents furious after dentist straps daughter to 'papoose board'New York Daily NewsKids can't resist a Georgia dentist — or they'll be strapped down in a full-body restraint, angry parents say. One enraged father claimed he heard his daughter scream during a procedure and burst into the room to find her fastened […]
  • Schools Implant IUDs in Girls as Young as 6th Grade Without Their Parents ... - LifeNews.com July 2, 2015
    BizPac ReviewSchools Implant IUDs in Girls as Young as 6th Grade Without Their Parents ...LifeNews.comStudents can receive the device or other method free of cost and without their parent's insurance. And while it's lauded that the contraception is confidential, how can it be beneficial for a parent-child relationship when the parents don't even know ...Seattle […]