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Parenting mistakes to avoid if you want to raise happy and resilient children

Last updated: 08/11/2020

It’s something I’ve been thinking for a while – we have become far  too protective of our children. Sure, it’s only natural to want to shield our children from the harms of an...

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What Are Educators Doing?

Last updated: 08/11/2020

Summers… they are usually a time to exhale, a time to rejuvenate, a time to focus on self-care,  a time to engage in meaningful professional learning, a time to reunite, and...

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Better playground design could help kids get more exercise

Last updated: 08/11/2020

The playground at Lake County Intermediate School in Leadville, Colo., was in desperate need of a makeover. The schoolyard didn’t offer much — just a few swings, some rusty...

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Why patience is important to good parenting

Last updated: 08/10/2020

So you have gotten married. Many people would say children. Children are not required by marriage, but mant newly wed couples find their friends and family expecting news of...

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Don't let policymakers get away with just lip service for the child care industry

Last updated: 08/10/2020

I’m the child of a single mother, the husband of a public school teacher and the father of a young child. On top of this, I’m the Iowa state manager for Save the Children Action...

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New York Is Positioned to Reopen Schools Safely, Health Experts Say

Last updated: 08/10/2020

Continue reading the main story New York Is Positioned to Reopen Schools Safely, Health Experts Say Transmission, even in New York City, is well below thresholds experts say are...

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COVID-19: Reconnecting Higher Education to Lifelong Learning

Last updated: 08/10/2020

The disruption caused by COVID-19 to the everyday life of citizens around the world over the past six months has made it clear that that the future will entail new definitions...

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How is pandemic child care affecting your work, finances?

Last updated: 08/10/2020

Parents across the country are thinking about changing their work plans — or even quitting — because they are caring for children at home due to the coronavirus epidemic, two...

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Serving Families Creatively During the Pandemic, Case Spotlights, and More!

Last updated: 08/09/2020

Creativity in Crisis: Our Partners Provide Essential Services Throughout the Pandemic photo credit: Familias Solidarias Honduras International Social Service, ISS-USA (ISS-USA)...

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The Pandemic Is Changing My Mind About Having Kids

Last updated: 08/09/2020

Culture The Pandemic Is Changing My Mind About Having Kids As I entered my early 40s, I started exploring the possibility of having a child on my own. And then the coronavirus...

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