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08.17.2015

Another Approach to Raising Healthy Eaters

By:The New York Times

A recent book provides three tips to introducing children to foods that are good for them.

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08.17.2015

Bedtime Stories for Young Brains

By:The New York Times

Two new studies examine the unexpectedly complex interactions that happen when you put a small child on your lap and open a picture book.

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07.13.2015

The New York Times

By:The New York Times

Parents have a better chance of controlling their children’s addiction to texting and gaming if they set aside family times for putting down devices.

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04.21.2015

10 Ideas: Enjoy Spring With Your Kids

By:Family Life

Winter is a time when children are often trapped in the monotony of the indoors. Then, one day, the sun's rising brings heat instead of just light. The daffodils appear and the trees bud. With months of pent-up energy surging throughout their bodies, children everywhere break forth through their front doors, declaring their emancipation. How can we join these liberated prisoners in their celebration of freedom?

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04.21.2015

Spring Cleaning: 13 Fun Ways To Get Your Kids Involved

By:Education.com

Looking for creative ways to get your kids to help out as you spruce up your home this Spring? Getting kids to participate is a breeze when you inject some fun and foolishness into household chores. Just make sure to assign age-appropriate tasks that can be achieved in short increments (ten to fifteen minute spurts for younger children), and things will be spic and span in no time! If you start kids at a young age and keep things fun, they'll enjoy pitching in - it gives them a great sense of accomplishment, collaboration, independence and responsibility.

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04.21.2015

Kids Suffering From Spring Fever?

By:Parent Guide News

As the days grow longer, the weather gets warmer. While the sun lingers a bit more each day, have you noticed your children becoming listless and excited at the same time? They’ve probably caught spring fever - and the feeling is contagious.

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03.12.2015

Retarded is much, much more than a word

By:The Pendulum

My sister is an 18-year old petite blonde with a disarming sense of sarcasm. She’s a varsity athlete, a devout Catholic and a self-admitted chocoholic. She’s become too cool for reading and a bit bored with high school. She just picked up a new, older boyfriend who I’m more than a little worried about. And she’s really sick of you calling her retarded.

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10.17.2014

To Siri, With Love: How One Boy With Autism Became BFF With Apple’s Siri

By:The New York Times

Just how bad a mother am I? I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri. Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple’s “intelligent personal assistant” on the iPhone, is currently his BFF. Obsessed with weather formations, Gus had spent the hour parsing the difference between isolated and scattered thunderstorms -an hour in which, thank God, I didn’t have to discuss them. After a while I heard this...

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09.01.2014

Can ADHD Mask Sensory Processing Challenges?

By:My Special Needs Network

On the NIMH website you will read that “ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common childhood disorders and can continue through adolescence and adulthood. Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).”

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08.29.2014

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?'

By:The Huffington Post

This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first grade, and I find myself asking them every day after school, "So how was school today?" And every day I get an answer like "fine" or "good," which doesn't tell me a whole lot. AND I WANT TO KNOW A WHOLE LOT!!!!

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