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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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  • Lawmakers should trust parents - The Detroit News January 26, 2015
    The Detroit NewsLawmakers should trust parentsThe Detroit NewsThis week, as we observe National School Choice Week, families have one simple request of their new lawmakers—trust parents. Every family is different, with unique circumstances, challenges, and opportunities. They learn differently, engage ...and more »
  • Parents who oppose measles vaccine hold firm to their beliefs - Los Angeles Times January 26, 2015
    Los Angeles TimesParents who oppose measles vaccine hold firm to their beliefsLos Angeles Times"How do I say this without sounding crazy?" he said. "I don't want anyone to get measles … but you have to make it easier for the parents through the health system to do it the right way. Pounding three live viruses […]
  • Parents Can't Name Their Child 'Nutella,' French Court Says - TIME January 25, 2015
    JezebelParents Can't Name Their Child 'Nutella,' French Court SaysTIMEA recently-born baby named Nutella was renamed by a court in the French city of Valenciennes after a judge ruled that the parents' decision to the name the child after a food was against the child's interest, according to a new report in the newspaper ...France Court […]
  • Parents' rights focus of new House bill - Beckley Register-Herald January 25, 2015
    Parents' rights focus of new House billBeckley Register-HeraldHouse Bill 2257 is titled the Foster Child's Bill of Rights and House Bill 2258 is titled the Parents' Bill Rights. HB2257 was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. HB2258 was referred to the House Health and Human Resources Committee and then to ...
  • MAMGA Queen Morgan Billingsley is reigning in her parents' memory - AL.com January 25, 2015
    MAMGA Queen Morgan Billingsley is reigning in her parents' memoryAL.comAs queen of the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association, Morgan is dedicating her reign to the memory of her parents, Vaughn and Delilah Billingsley, who were killed in an automobile accident when she was 11 years old. "I have a love of Mardi Gras that my ...
  • Kendrick Johnson's parents could face jail time for protest - CNN January 25, 2015
    CNNKendrick Johnson's parents could face jail time for protestCNNThe demonstration was planned after Johnson's parents became frustrated with the lack of information they'd received from local investigators regarding their son, who was found dead inside a rolled gym mat at his South Georgia high school in January ...Parents of Kendrick Johnson found dead inside gym […]
  • Chelmsford parents: We were left in dark over alleged abuse - Lowell Sun January 25, 2015
    Chelmsford parents: We were left in dark over alleged abuseLowell SunCHELMSFORD -- Michele Smith and her son were shocked to see the story of a longtime school employee being arraigned on a sexual-abuse charge broadcast on the TV news. She and her 12-year-old son, now a student at McCarthy Middle School, had ...
  • Stay-at-Home Parents Already Get a Tax Preference - New York Times January 23, 2015
    New York TimesStay-at-Home Parents Already Get a Tax PreferenceNew York TimesPresident Obama's proposal to expand a tax break for working parents with children under 5 has some conservatives criticizing it for discriminating against stay-at-home parents. Those parents wouldn't be able to take the proposed tax credit equal to 50 ...
  • 9-year-old twins left mostly alone as parents took trip to Africa - Fox News January 23, 2015
    Fox News9-year-old twins left mostly alone as parents took trip to AfricaFox NewsAn uncle left his two 9-year-old twin nephews mostly alone in a New Hampshire apartment when the boys' parents took three siblings to Nigeria for four months. Manchester police said 25-year-old Giobari Atura told the boys he would stop by every couple ...Twins […]
  • Davidson Academy turns down children because parents are gay - The Tennessean January 22, 2015
    The TennesseanDavidson Academy turns down children because parents are gayThe TennesseanA non-denominational Nashville private school recently turned down prospective students because their parents are gay, drawing criticism from alumni and gay advocates while causing an uproar on social media. Brian Copeland of Nashville and Davidson ...Private school refuses 2 children because of gay parentsWSMV Nashvilleall 37 […]