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New York Limits Access to Parents’ Names on Child Abuse And Neglect Registry

Last updated: 04/07/2020

Tucked into a budget bill signed by the New York governor Friday is new relief for parents accused of child neglect – the result of ahard-fought three-year battleto limit...

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Under stress: Coronavirus takes a toll on Oregon’s foster system

Last updated: 04/07/2020

Oregon’s coronavirus response is raising new challenges in the state’s troubled foster care system, just as years of sustained public scrutiny, leadership changes and increased...

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The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study — the largest, most important public health study you never heard of — began in an obesity clinic

Last updated: 04/06/2020

Mentions of the ACE Study – the CDC’s Adverse Childhood Experiences Study — have shown up in the New York Times, This American Life, and Salon.com recently. In the last year,...

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A Wakeup Call for Parents About Our Food and Water Supply

Last updated: 04/06/2020

Getting people on opposite sides of the political spectrum to agree on anything is about as close to impossible as it gets. If it wasn’t obvious before, it certainly has been...

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What's the best time of day to photograph your kids? | BabyCenter

Last updated: 04/06/2020

It’s getting late in the afternoon, their bellies are full from dinner, the sun is setting, the weather is cooling down. It feels like the perfect time to head outside. “Let’s...

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The Chaos Theory of Parenting

Last updated: 04/06/2020

A butterfly flaps its wings in New Zealand, and I end up late for work. Okay, maybe it wasn’t entirely the butterfly’s fault. It really started one morning last week with my...

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Is Kindness the Secret to a Successful Life? | Sunshine Parenting

Last updated: 04/06/2020

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. Marian Wright Edelman Being a considerate, kind person who thinks about others is a...

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3 Tips for Humanizing Digital Pedagogy

Last updated: 04/05/2020

Technology integration is a double-edged sword: While it can make us more powerful and help us overcome what appear to be insurmountable obstacles, it can also create more...

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Processing a Pandemic Through Play

Last updated: 04/05/2020

Library of Congress / Shutterstock / Klara Auerbach / The Atlantic Link Copied During a recent game of doctor, John Miles’s daughter was examining her younger sister. The...

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For essential workers, nothing is more essential than child care

Last updated: 04/05/2020

For the last three weeks, our country has grappled with the question, “In a crisis, what can’t we live without?” We’ve had to make tough calls in our attempts to answer this...

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