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COVID-19 Got My Partner and I to Finally Agree on a Unified Parenting Style

Last updated: 07/25/2020

Parenting, even in the easiest and most normal of times, can be likened to a delicate balancing act. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought this truth into stark light. As parents,...

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Educators Know the Challenges We Face Reopening Schools, So Listen to Them

Last updated: 07/25/2020

I feel the need to admit that I am penning this piece after a heated phone call with a friend who is a teacher leader. I listened with frustration as she recounted a four-hour...

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How Play Energizes Your Kid’s Brain

Last updated: 07/24/2020

How Play Energizes Your Kid’s Brain Scientists have long studied play to gain insights into the developing human mind. Video By Cassandra Willyard July 21, 2020, 1:33 p.m....

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Using Positive Parenting to teach the most important lessons

Last updated: 07/24/2020

How Can You Enforce Limits If You Don't Use Force? Tuesday, July 21, 2020 How do you get your child to do what you want, if you don't use threats and force? "I'm struggling with...

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10 Habits of Good Sports Parenting

Last updated: 07/24/2020

Good sports parenting is really just a series of habits based on a mindset that what you are doing is not an event, a strategy or a solution.  It’s a process of many habits,...

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Under a Third of Employers Have Childcare Plans for Returning Working Parents

Last updated: 07/24/2020

As if the past few months of lockdown haven’t been hard enough for working parents, a new survey shows that returning to work won’t be any easier. The COVID-19 Reopening the...

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Common Sense Media Census Measures Plugged-In Parents

Last updated: 07/24/2020

Everybody knows tweens and teens rack up lots of screen time. But what about parents? Common Sense Media's new report,The Common Sense Census: Plugged-In Parents of Tweens and...

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When it comes to parenting, it's the little things - Mama Knows It All

Last updated: 07/23/2020

This post is brought to you by Remake Learning and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Being a mom is both exhilarating and exhausting. From the second my daughter entered...

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Key workers' childcare 'struggle' after hubs shut

Last updated: 07/23/2020

Key workers say they are struggling to find childcare for their children as school hubs shut for the summer holidays. Only four councils have said they will continue to offer...

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4 Steps You Can Take Today to Advocate for Child Care Funding

Last updated: 07/23/2020

As parents and caregivers navigate a return to the workforce and the start of a new school year, child care is a critical support to reopening the economy and providing...

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