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Parenting Wisdom from the Most Unlikely Place

This “aha” parenting tip was literally right in front of me—the tag hanging from my cup of tea.

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Cat-tastic! Season Two of Gabby’s Dollhouse Is Coming Soon

More baking, songs and crafts coming your way!

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Dear Daughters, I Saw Your Struggles This School Year

“This school year was rough. There have been no laughter-filled cafeterias, crowded hallways, trips to the school library, or bumpy field trip bus rides.”

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Love Carries Us Through

“Beautiful, heartbreaking, hard work, celebrations, hitting milestones, regressions, starting over. It’s a constant roller coaster of emotions. But the one constant that will never change is our enormous love.”

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What Is Month of the Military Child?

“April is designated as Month of the Military Child. It’s a way to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, highlighting the role children play in supporting their parents.”

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6 Thoughtful Printables to Say Thank You to Your Teacher

It’s nearly time to close the book on this non-conventional school year. These free printables are an easy way to express gratitude to the teachers in your life.

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Why I Love Fairy Tales

“Fairy tales teach us about empathy and compassion, relationships, and the difference between good and evil. These stories are more than just happily ever after. They portray real moral lessons thru characters and virtue shown in the stories.”

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Why I See Labels Not Limits

“That label got my son everything he needed and more. That label took away his limitations. It gave him a fighting chance.”

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The 9 Most Helpful Children’s Worry Books

These books can help children’s anxiety by helping them identify their worry and taking action to replace the negative thoughts.

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My Daughter Was the One Who Taught Me How to Parent

“After a year or so of trying to force my square-shaped daughter into a round hole, I took a sharp left turn out of the land of ‘typical parenting’ and into the land of ‘what can I do to help?'”

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11 Simple Ways to Help a Kid Deal with Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal childhood stage, but some kids need a little more help to manage their fears.

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New Study from LinkedIn Explores the Barriers Working Mothers Face

There are steps companies can take to make life easier for working parents.

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Are Boys Failing? Or Are We Failing Boys?

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As a boy mom myself, I always bristle a little when I hear media reports of a “boy achievement crisis.” Every few months it seems we hear some high-profile news articles that discuss the state of boys’ educational…

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How to Teach Little Kids about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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After the frantic weeks of December—decorating, shopping, cooking and baking—I love settling into the reflective time of January days. In a world of national and international strife, the inspiration and wisdom of Dr.…

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Being a Third-Time Mom Is Way Easier than Being a First-Time Mom

“If you are pregnant with your third and wondering how in the world you are going to get it all done? I’ve got news for you. You will. And you will do it well.”

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5 Ways to Improve Your Teen’s Self-Image

Confidence in our teens first begins with confidence within you. Remember, always lead by example with your child. If you want them to have healthy habits, then show them what healthy habits look like. If you want them to love themselves, you must first show them how well you love yourself.

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My Daughter Forgot Her Homework & I Didn’t Fix It

“Yes, she was mad at me, and yes, I felt bad for her, and even though I know we will always be close and have a strong bond, I also know I am not her friend. I am her mother.”

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SAT Will Now Give Students “Adversity Scores” Based on Social & Economic Background

New scoring considers outside factors that could impact a student’s academic achievement.

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3 Books to Celebrate the Power of Girls this March

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As March includes International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, at Stratford School, we have curated a list of inspirational books for young women. These books about heroines all have a compelling message, which is: there is a…

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Potential New Pill May Change the Way Children with Type 1 Diabetes Get Their Insulin

What if there was a way for kiddo with type 1 diabetes to get the insulin that they need without the needle sticks?

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“The Baby-Sitters Club” Gets a Modern TV Reboot Over 20 Years in the Making

Get your kid kits ready because the Baby-Sitters Club is coming back!

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Kim K Gets Real About Her Difficult Pregnancies & We Are Here for Her

According to her latest interview, Kim K has a hard time talking about her past pregnancies.

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Pot Makes for Better Parenting (Says Marijuana Advocates)

Some advocates believe marijuana can have some tremendous benefits when it comes to parenting.

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15 Tips to Help Your Kid Overcome Childhood Fears

Help your kid kick her fears to the curb with these helpful ideas.

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How a Voicemail Can Become an Unexpected Family Keepsake

Imagine a world where you could always hear the voice of someone you love and safeguard that voice forever, even long after they’re gone. Well, you can stop imagining because that’s the world we’re living in.
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How to Talk to Teens & Tweens About the Dreaded “P” Word (Yup, It’s Puberty)

It is not easy being a teen today. I know, every generation thinks the next one has it so much more complicated, but it’s true! Kids today have to navigate a much more complex world than I did 25 years…

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John Legend Wants to Sing for You, and Here’s Why

Here’s how you can get your dream evening with the pop star.

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