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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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  • Cell phones take parents' attention away from kids on playgrounds - Science Daily April 26, 2015
    Daily MailCell phones take parents' attention away from kids on playgroundsScience DailyParents who take their kids to the playground may be tempted to pull out their cell phone to send a quick text or check Facebook. It may be more prudent, however, to stay focused on their child to ensure he or she plays safely, […]
  • What Kind Of Parent Are You? The Debate Over 'Free-Range' Parenting - NPR April 26, 2015
    NPRWhat Kind Of Parent Are You? The Debate Over 'Free-Range' ParentingNPRThe parents, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, say they believe in "free range" parenting. They want to instill self-reliance and independence in their children. But now they are under investigation again. Earlier this month, police picked up the children ...and more »
  • Parents should have been notified of knife 'non-incident' | Editorial - NJ.com April 26, 2015
    NJ.comParents should have been notified of knife 'non-incident' | EditorialNJ.comIt's troubling to hear of the case of a student bringing a knife to school because he felt threatened by a bully dismissed as a "non-incident." That's the term a South Jersey school superintendent used to explain why parents were not notified of the ...
  • Message to parents -- show your children tough love to prepare them for the ... - cleveland.com April 26, 2015
    cleveland.comMessage to parents -- show your children tough love to prepare them for the ...cleveland.comMany people feel like tough love is always physical. But tough love isn't really tough, abuse, discouragement, harsh words and/or embarrassment. People believe that physical discipline of your child is OK, but many parents have different boundaries.
  • Some Ann Arbor parents opt children out of new M-STEP exam - MLive.com April 26, 2015
    MLive.comSome Ann Arbor parents opt children out of new M-STEP examMLive.comWhile most students across Michigan are taking the new, online M-STEP exam this spring, some students are sitting home or in alternative classrooms instead as their parents made a decision to keep their students from testing, which some parents say is ...
  • 'Free range' advocates urge parents to let children walk home alone on May 9 - Washington Post April 25, 2015
    'Free range' advocates urge parents to let children walk home alone on May 9Washington PostThe event, scheduled for May 9 at Ellsworth Park, comes partly in solidarity with Danielle and Alexander Meitiv, Montgomery County parents who have become the focus of Child Protective Services investigations for their children's unsupervised walks.and more »
  • Some parents say they're being "bullied" after STAAR opt-out - KHOU April 25, 2015
    KHOUSome parents say they're being "bullied" after STAAR opt-outKHOUFriday was make-up day for kids who missed the STAAR earlier this week, and on Thursday, HISD sent letters home, as a last minute push urging parents to send their kids in to test. But some parents in the 'opt-out' movement say the letter pushes too hard.HISD […]
  • Content Writer Awkwardly Shows Parents Around Website Where He Works - The Onion (satire) April 24, 2015
    The Onion (satire)Content Writer Awkwardly Shows Parents Around Website Where He WorksThe Onion (satire)NEW YORK—Finally giving in to their requests to visit his place of employment, local content writer Adam Lundey awkwardly showed his parents around the website where he works, sources confirmed Thursday. “This is the home page, which is like the main ...
  • Sh*t Parents Will Never, Ever Say - Huffington Post April 24, 2015
    Huffington PostSh*t Parents Will Never, Ever SayHuffington PostParents of small children have a lot of stuff: plastic toys, endless homemade art projects, single socks, and of course, all the love in the world for their kids. What most of us don't have are things like time, energy and spontaneous movie nights ...
  • Parents Share 5-Year-Old Son's Transgender Journey - CBS Local April 24, 2015
    CBS LocalParents Share 5-Year-Old Son's Transgender JourneyCBS LocalBOSTON (CBS) – A Massachusetts couple knew their child wasn't happy. So they made the difficult decision to raise their daughter as a boy at his own request. As he showed off his collection of rocks and dead bugs in his bedroom, Jacob Lemay also said ...9 Inspirational Stories […]