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Life Skills! Here’s How to Teach Kids to Read a Map

Take some time to go look at the world around you in a completely different way.

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How to Explain Homelessness & Poverty to Your Kids

The tough topic of homelessness is one that our kids are sometimes facing, in person, every day. You can lay a foundation of understanding by discussing it and reading about it at developmentally appropriate levels.

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What It Takes to Raise Socially Aware Children

“I’ve found that boosting my girls’ social awareness, compassion, and empathy boils down to embracing these practices.”

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The System Is Failing Our Autistic Adults

“For families like mine, who support a loved one with autism, our daily fight advocating for services, resources and equality lasts for the entirety of our child’s life and likely beyond my own lifetime.”

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Mean or Bullying Behavior? Helping Kids Understand the Difference

“While context is important to understand meanness versus bullying, both behaviors are not okay and can be painful for kids as well as parents. Here’s how parents can respond to best support their kids.”

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To the Mom of a Newly Diagnosed Child as We Approach Autism Awareness Month

“I want you to know I am here for you after all the quotes, the marches, the stories. I am here for you because in the last five years I have realized that overall more good has come out of this than I could ever imagine.”

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More Sleep Makes You a More Mindful Mom

“Tips for falling asleep, no matter how many times your kids wake you up.”

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3 Encouraging Ways to Help Children Celebrate Diversity

“Start building your children’s awareness of diversity now so that they can develop into empathetic, open-minded, and loving individuals.”

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Tweens & Teens Can Explore YouTube Safer Than Ever with New Updates

YouTube is making the platform safer for budding young adults.

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To the Special Needs Parents Who Came before Us

“Thank you. You have allowed me to learn from your life and to change what I thought this parenting journey would look like with a fresh perspective.”

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Kristen Bell Partners with STATE Bags to Save Lives

This is going to make a huge difference in children’s lives.

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This GoFundMe Aims to #EndDiaperNeed (& It Only Takes $18 to Help)

The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) recently launched a GoFundMe to help struggling families provide diapers for their children. Learn more about why this campaign is important and how you can help.

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Looking for a Remote Career? These Are the Top Skills You’ll Need

FlexJobs and PAIRIN pinpoints the soft skills you need for success.

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“Doc McStuffins” Special Highlighting Healthy Habits to Air on Disney Junior

A new “Wash Your Hands” singing doll was added to the retail line.

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10 Indigenous American Heroes Every Kid Should Know About

Learn all about a few inspiring activists, artists and chefs.

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Atlanta’s Most Insta-Worthy Murals & Street Art

You don’t need a docent to guide you through the Atlanta street art scene, which now boasts over 1000 murals. Just hop on a bike, a skateboard, or lace up your sneaks to check it out.

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This New Series Might Hold the Secret to Literacy in Early Learners

It was developed by a reading and literary specialist.

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4 Easy Ways to Teach Kids Empathy

“Empathy is more than just an elegant and important skill—it’s also our human superpower.”

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Hello Bello Lemonade Stand

Turn Your Hello Bello Diaper Box into a Lemonade Stand to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

Proceeds from this virtual fundraiser will go directly to Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

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Why Kids Need to Practice Fundamental Movement

“Success with fundamental movements directly contributes to the well-being of the whole child.”

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The Pre-Reading Skill You Never Knew Your Child Needed

“Understanding this skill and intentionally practicing it will equip you with what you need to set your child up for reading success…and some fun!”

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This Collaboration Between LEGO & National Geographic Looks Amazing

This new campaign will inspire kids to develop creative solutions for real life environmental challenges.

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How to Teach Children Compassion

“By choosing to parent with presence and consciousness you are providing an opportunity for your child to learn to be a conscious individual. You are providing a framework for healthy, ecologically responsible, spiritually connected living.”

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Vans Releases Sensory Inclusive Designs to Support Autism Awareness

The brand is donating $100,000 to a foundation benefitting children on the spectrum.

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The Real Reason Why Traveling with Your Kids Is So Important

You’ll want to book your next family vaycay ASAP.

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Blue Halloween Buckets Raise Autism Awareness & Here’s What You Need to Know

Learn more about what the blue bucket means for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.

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“Sesame Street” Is Headed West with the New Sesame Place San Diego Park

Your kiddo’s fave Muppet friends are coming to San Diego in 2021.

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Janie and Jack Has Matching Holiday Outfits for All the Kids, Even Your Fur Baby

These exclusive new looks are available now online and in stores, and mean the entire family will be decked out for your upcoming holiday photos.

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California Is the First State to Ban Lunch Shaming & It’s Thanks to This 10-Year-Old

Students will never be forced to eat an inferior meal due to lunch debt again.

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The 3 Habits All Parents Need to Master

By setting an example now and forming these essential habits that they can emulate, you will be doing more for them than any picturesque “Leave It To Beaver” lifestyle ever could.

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