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What Your Kid’s Teacher Wants You to Know This Year

Guess what? They can tell when your kid has had too much screen time.

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Distance Learning Has Its Perks…but at the Cost of My Independence

“My kids, including two teenagers and a 10-year-old, are actually happier with school now more than ever. But what does that mean for me?”

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Remote Learning Help for Children with Special Needs

Special education expert Kimberly Chapman offers advice and tips for helping children with special needs to adjust to remote learning.

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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 Can Self-Talk Boost Math Scores? Science Has an Answer

This is the way your child needs to talk to themselves.

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How to Protect Your Kids from Gaming and Gambling Addiction

In a world where wagering is the only difference between video games and gambling, parents must help children find a balance between the digital realm and the real world. And it’s better to talk about it now—before it becomes a problem.

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6 Tips to Help Stop Your Teen from Procrastinating

How I’ve helped my children move away from much of their procrastinating behavior and onto being self-starters.

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Is My Child Being Bullied? 12 Important Signs Every Parent Should Know

While technology has created new ways for kids to stay in touch with their friends, it’s also opened pathways for the cruelty of bullying.

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How to Help Your Kid Shake the Holiday Blues

We know this time of year can be hard, so we’ve put together some resources to help you support your children during the holidays.

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Why Family Dinners Together Matters (& How to Make Them Less Stressful)

Family dinners are linked to improved diet and improved emotional health.
Study after study reveals what our grandparents knew: the importance of family dinners. In fact, many studies reference family dinner attendance as a key factor in how happy a…

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The Start of School Family Tradition Even Your Teen Will Love

It’s not often our six children agree on something. From age 8-almost-9 to 16, their interests range from Taylor Swift’s latest single to the reproductive habits of protozoa to anything-that-doesn’t-involve-my-parents, it can be hard to plan activities that everyone enjoys.…

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Sleep Experts Recommend Later School Start Times for Middle and High School Students

Find out why experts believe a later school start will lead to better academic achievement.

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10 Ways Teachers Can Help Students from Foster Care

For eight hours a day or more, and for five days a week for much of a calendar year, a foster child will spend his time in school.  Indeed, children in foster care will most likely spend more of their…

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