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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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  • Britain's Youngest Parents Are 12 And 13 Years Old - Huffington Post April 19, 2014
    Britain's Youngest Parents Are 12 And 13 Years OldHuffington PostThe child's sex has not been identified nor have the couple, who have a combined age younger than any other parents in British history, according to the Sun and Standard. The girl's father told British radio host Nick Ferrari that both sets of ...
  • Parents, kids don't want first lady at HS graduation - New York Post April 19, 2014
    Parents, kids don't want first lady at HS graduationNew York Post“I'm a single mother who has raised him for 18 years by myself,” said Tina Hernandez, parent of Topeka High School senior Dauby Knight. “I've told him education is the only way out. This is one of the biggest days of their lives. They've taken the ...Topeka students, parents
  • Marina parents arrested after toddler dies - KSBW The Central Coast April 19, 2014
    KSBW The Central CoastMarina parents arrested after toddler diesKSBW The Central CoastNo parent should ever know this pain. Again thank you and I am doing the best I can to not isolate and continue to go on." After the parents were arrested this week, their two other children were taken into protective custody and released to grandparents.and more »
  • Parents should first listen, be role models - The Tennessean April 18, 2014
    Dallas Morning NewsParents should first listen, be role modelsThe TennesseanThere will always be bad schools. And the same can be said for underperforming students. Why? Because there will always be bad, misinformed or clueless parents. Not just the ones who abuse their children, keep loaded guns around the house, ignore their ...The science of grumpy old me
  • Florida School Board Member Wants Dress Code for Parents - NBCNews.com April 18, 2014
    SFGate (blog)Florida School Board Member Wants Dress Code for ParentsNBCNews.comSaggy pants, short shorts. The attire around one Florida school district has prompted a school board member to call for a stricter dress code — for parents. Broward County Public School Board member Dr. Rosalind Osgood said she has seen too many ...Florida school district conside
  • 12- & 13-Year-Old Become Nation's Youngest Parents - The Stir April 18, 2014
    12- & 13-Year-Old Become Nation's Youngest ParentsThe Stirpregnant belly In extremely disturbing news today, a 12-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy became parents, making them the youngest people combined in Britain to have a child. The girl gave birth this past Sunday after getting pregnant last year when ...
  • Wisconsin becomes first state to restrict parents from giving up adopted kids - Fox News April 18, 2014
    Wisconsin becomes first state to restrict parents from giving up adopted kidsFox NewsScott Walker signed a bill that would bar adoptive parents from finding a new home for their children without court permission. The legislation sought to protect adopted children from the unregulated practice of “re-homing,” where adoptive parents use ...Gov. Scott Walker Ma
  • In Crawfordsville, parents seek day care alternative - Journal and Courier April 18, 2014
    In Crawfordsville, parents seek day care alternativeJournal and CourierNow Stephens and other parents, along with Guiding Light staff members Paula Davis and Janee Money, have joined together in the hopes of resurrecting the child care facility at another location. More than 75 parents, caretakers and staff members filled ...
  • When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices - NPR (blog) April 17, 2014
    NPR (blog)When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By DevicesNPR (blog)Having a teenager lost in his or her cellphone — texting friends and communicating with parents in monosyllabic grunts — has become a trope of the Internet age. But teens are not the only ones distracted by their devices. Many parents have the same ...and more »
  • Distressed parents: Prom dresses too short, too sexy - CNN April 17, 2014
    Distressed parents: Prom dresses too short, too sexyCNN(CNN) -- For Holly Manson, a mom of three teens in Oakland, Maine, one simple saying has made the difference between absolute dread during prom season and actually welcoming the rite of passage. "'I always told my girls to 'dress classy not trashy' and ...