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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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    ReutersCalifornia bill would let birth certificates reflect same-sex parentsReuters(Reuters) - Birth certificates in California would be changed to more accurately reflect families in which parents are of the same gender under a bill passed by the legislature on Wednesday. The bill, which now goes to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown ...and more »
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    USA TODAYParents of beheaded journalist drawing on faithUSA TODAYThey've done this before. Once again, John and Diane Foley appeared on national television on Wednesday, physically connected to one another, to speak in clear and deliberate voices about their son, conflict journalist James Foley — only this time, ...James Foley's parents: "He w
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    ABC NewsJames Foley's Parents Recall Son's 'Big Heart'ABC NewsThe parents of James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded my a masked captor, graciously remembered their son's big heart and said they were trying to not be bitter. John and Diane Foley spoke eloquently outside their New Hampshire home ...James Foley's
  • Daughters spend more time caring for aging parents than sons - Washington Post August 20, 2014
    CBS NewsDaughters spend more time caring for aging parents than sonsWashington PostWomen step up to provide care for their aging parents more than twice as often as men, a new study has found. The new research found that in families with children of both sexes, the gender of the child is the single biggest factor in determining who ...When parents need care,
  • The 'Ignore No More' App Forces Kids To Call Back Their Parents - Forbes August 20, 2014
    ForbesThe 'Ignore No More' App Forces Kids To Call Back Their ParentsForbesAfter parents download and setup the app, they just have to tap their kid's name and enter a four-digit code. The phone locks up until kids call back their parents or other selected contacts. The parent or guardian tells the kid what the password is ...Mom-Made App Allo
  • Doula program helps young parents - Aurora Beacon News August 20, 2014
    Doula program helps young parentsAurora Beacon NewsFor almost three decades, Teen Parent Connection has been aiding young mothers and young fathers throughout DuPage County. It provides support on so many fronts, from support at doctor's visits to educational programs to baby supplies. One of the key ...
  • No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off Facebook - USA TODAY August 20, 2014
    USA TODAYNo photos: Parents opt to keep babies off FacebookUSA TODAYAt a time when just about everyone and their mother - father, grandmother and aunt - is intent on publicizing the newest generation's early years on social media sites, an increasing number of parents like Rao are bucking the trend by consciously ...Parents keeping photos of their kids
  • Parents: Think Hard Before Borrowing for, With Your Student - U.S. News & World Report (blog) August 20, 2014
    MarketWatchParents: Think Hard Before Borrowing for, With Your StudentU.S. News & World Report (blog)But parents need to think a borrowing decision like this through to graduation and beyond, before signing off on that first loan. A $20,000 loan for freshman year may sound manageable, but multiply that by the number of years you expect your student to ..
  • When 'Super Mom' is super sad: Pressures haunt new parents - Today.com August 19, 2014
    Today.comWhen 'Super Mom' is super sad: Pressures haunt new parentsToday.comThe Kansas City mom feels guilty about all of it — her perceived shortcomings as a parent. And because she has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, that guilt translates into torturing herself with the same self-critical thoughts over and over: "You're not ...and more »
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    Daughters provide twice as much care for aging parents than sons do, study findsWashington PostWomen step up to provide care for their aging parents more than twice as often as men, a new study has found. The new research found that in families with children of both sexes, the gender of the child is the single biggest factor in determining who ...