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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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  • Parents @ Play: Gentlemen and Ladies, start your consoles - The San Luis Obispo Tribune November 28, 2014
    Parents @ Play: Gentlemen and Ladies, start your consolesThe San Luis Obispo TribuneFor many kids (and tweens, and teens, and - let's face it - adults, too), gaming is a part of life. It can be a great way to unwind by yourself or (better yet) to log some major parent-child bonding time. As you […]
  • New initative aims to engage, support parents - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines November 28, 2014
    New initative aims to engage, support parentsThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesA new website, “Parents Like Us, http://www.parentslikeus.com/, and an associated Facebook page aim to connect parents with local programs aimed at supporting children and families. It also seeks to engage parents in discussions and reinforce parenting ...
  • Parents frustrated with head lice in Asheville schools - Asheville Citizen-Times November 28, 2014
    Asheville Citizen-TimesParents frustrated with head lice in Asheville schoolsAsheville Citizen-TimesASHEVILLE – Some area parents say they are frustrated the school system isn't doing more to eliminate head lice in some city schools. “I don't know what to do other than try to cause a little bit of a stink in an effort to catch some […]
  • Sunnyvale, Morgan Hill parents accuse school districts of harassment over ... - San Jose Mercury News November 27, 2014
    Sunnyvale, Morgan Hill parents accuse school districts of harassment over ...San Jose Mercury NewsMorgan Hill, as well as the Sunnyvale School District, are among a handful of districts in the state aggressively questioning parents who support charter schools -- a tactic that charter advocates charge is intended to erode support and evade a state ...and […]
  • Surviving the hollow ache of Thanksgiving with divorced parents - Quartz November 27, 2014
    QuartzSurviving the hollow ache of Thanksgiving with divorced parentsQuartzA child of divorce since I was two, whose parents both remarried, and whose father went on to have two more children (my sibs are now in their 20s), the holidays have long involved a series of complex arrangements, which only hurt a couple of people's ...
  • Michael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience' - ABC News November 27, 2014
    ABC NewsMichael Brown's Parents 'Taken Aback' by Darren Wilson's 'Clean Conscience'ABC NewsThe family of slain Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is hurt and "taken aback" by Officer Darren Wilson's statement that he has a "clean conscience" and couldn't have done it any differently. Brown's parents appeared in New York with the Rev. Al ...Michael Brown's parents […]
  • Whittier students show parents the ropes - Montana Standard November 27, 2014
    Montana StandardWhittier students show parents the ropesMontana StandardFirst-grader Henry Harrington reads a favorite book to his dad, Dan Harrington during Bring a Parent to School Day at Whittier Elementary on Wednesday. Henry's classroom teacher, Chrissy Donaldson, easily accommodates his ability to read at a ...
  • Legal Experts Say There's 'No Support' For Excluding Dreamers' Parents - Huffington Post November 26, 2014
    Legal Experts Say There's 'No Support' For Excluding Dreamers' ParentsHuffington PostSecond, the opinion says that extending deferred action to parents of DACA recipients would open the door to extending relief to an unending chain of relatives -- not just to the parents, “but also to the close relatives of any alien granted deferred ...
  • The inadequate child-care system that confronts student parents - Washington Post November 26, 2014
    The inadequate child-care system that confronts student parentsWashington PostAs a growing number of young parents find a way to pay for and attend college, they're confronting a spotty and inadequate child-care system that drives many to drop out or load up on debt — a problem that threatens to undermine efforts to improve ...
  • 6 things my 'adoptive' parents did right - Today.com November 25, 2014
    Today.com6 things my 'adoptive' parents did rightToday.comMore than 30 years ago, my parents decided to adopt after several unsuccessful attempts to have a third child. I use the loose term “adoptive” parents in that my parents adopted me, but they are just my parents – my real parents, the only ones I have ...