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    Indoor Activities
    Goal-Setting Activities for Kids
    Goal-Setting Activities for Kids Learning to set goals plays an important role as your child starts to gain independence and feel as though she has some control over her own life. When she begins figuring out what she wants to achieve and accom...
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    Kindergarten Readiness
    Kindergarten Prep: Respect
    Kindergarten Prep: Respect Personal responsibility also involves the concept of respect—respect for others, respect for things, and self-respect. What Your Child Should Know Your child should know: That it is important to demonstrate respect...
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    Stealing
    Why Kids Steal -- and What to Do About It
    Why Kids Steal -- and What to Do About It Point 1: Kids steal. Little kids steal a lot—from poor impulse control. It's a developmental stage; they want it, they take it. Older kids often steal, too. Your child is probably not evil or destined ...
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    Kindergarten Readiness
    Kindergarten Prep: Sportsmanship
    Kindergarten Prep: Sportsmanship Being a good sport is a tough concept for kids to wrap their minds around. Young children naturally want to be the first in line or the winner of every game, and when they don't win or get to be first, they can ...
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    Internet Safety
    What Is Digital Citizenship? Teaching Kids to Be Smart & Safe Online
    What Is Digital Citizenship? Teaching Kids to Be Smart & Safe Online We've all read news stories about the downside of mobile technology and social media: cyberbullying, harassment, stalking, sexting, catfishing, and the list goes on. It's enough...
    Erin Dower
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    Dealing With Bullies
    Let's Get Along! 11 Children's Books About Bullying, Teasing & Empathy
    Bullying is a serious issue, and reading children's books on the topic can help kids understand it better and have healthier relationships with their peers. Whether your child has been a victim of bullying or a participant in bullying, or he just...
    Erin Dower
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    Individuality
    I Did it All By Myself! An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Your Child Life Skills
    This list of age-appropriate skills will help prepare your child for each stage of his life as he develops from preschool until the day he flies the coop. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Empathy
    6 Tips to Talk to Your Kids About Disabilities
    Whether it's a classmate who is on the autism spectrum or a loved one with muscular dystrophy, your child probably has someone in her life with a disability that she might have questions about. No matter what the situation, it's important to be p...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Child Handling Task By Self
    Individuality
    I Did it All By Myself! An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Your Child Life Skills
    This list of age-appropriate skills will help prepare your child for each stage of his life as he develops from preschool until the day he flies the coop. ...
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    Martin Luther King Jr
    8 MLK Jr. Values to Instill in Your Kids
    Martin Luther King Jr.'s monumental legacy and remarkable values can be hard to convey to children of any age. This guide can help you share quotes and facts about King, as well as the important values he emphasized and simple ways kids can help ...
    Erin Dower
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    Kids
    6 Pieces of Expert Advice to Follow When Your Child Starts Lying
    There's nothing worse than catching your child in a lie. As parents, we teach them so many things, especially that lying is wrong, but what do you do if it becomes an issue? Some kids go through a phase when fibbing is more common. Dr. Jennifer G...
    Laura Richards
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    Manners
    How Rude! An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Kids Manners
    What's the path to good manners for your children? Get age-appropriate tips for raising polite children, from toddlers to teens, who behave well at the dinner table and beyond. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Gifts
    8 Charitable Gifts That Give Back
    These gifts pull double duty. Find something for everyone on your "nice" list, and your hard-earned money goes to a good cause like AIDS research, help for endangered animals, support for the homeless, and much more. This year, bring a little joy...
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    Instilling Values
    How to Instill the Right Values
    How to Instill the Right ValuesSo, how are you going to instill these values in your children? Setting an example is vitally important, of course, but you can also make sure that you spell out what you believe in and why. Instead of saying, "I k...
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    Manners
    How Rude! An Age-by-Age Guide to Teaching Kids Manners
    What's the path to good manners for your children? Get age-appropriate tips for raising polite children, from toddlers to teens, who behave well at the dinner table and beyond. ...
    Erin Dower
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    Character
    Helping Your Child Overcome Common Obstacles
    Helping Your Child Overcome Common Obstacles Resilient children learn to overcome everyday obstacles by not fearing failure. Mistakes are not something to be afraid of; they only give you a chance to try again. Think of it this way: People need ...