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Updated: May 15, 2019

Homeschooling Teens

Homeschooling Teens

The Whys, and the Must-Haves

The idea of homeschooling through high school can be scary. Parents tell me, "I could never homeschool my teen - I barely got through some of my own high school classes!" But homeschool advocates are discovering there's a better way for teens to learn, and homeschooling your high-schooler may be easier than you think.

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Promoting Mindfulness in Kids

Practice and teach kids how to practice the ancient art of mindfulness

Promoting Mindfulness in Kids

One the most exciting recent developments in the modern treatment of depression has been the integration of cognitive behavioral principles with insights from an Eastern tradition that goes back many thousands of years.

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Updated: May 15, 2019

Fourth Grade Science and Health

Fourth Grade Science and Health

The Goal of Science Study
Children's interest in science often seems to decline in grade four and after. I suspect that this happens because science study is too often textbook-driven, passive, formal, and narrow in its scope. But the major goal of science study in these grades should be to keep children interested in science and cause them to believe that they can be successful science students. Not an easy task -- but one that is critically important.

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Updated: February 12, 2020

10 Baby Sign Language Words to Teach Your Little One

10 Baby Sign Language Words to Teach Your Little One

For new parents, communicating with your bundle of joy presents a daily puzzle that needs solving. Without the ability so speak, babies rely on crying to express their needs and emotions. One way to bridge the communication gap is through the use of baby sign language. According to Psychology Today, babies can understand language before possessing the ability to speak.

Thinking about Homeschooling? Here's What You Need to Know

Thinking About Homeschooling?
Here's What You Need to Know

Isabel Shaw

All parents want their children to be successful, and in today's world, a good education is the key to a successful life. For most kids, education means attending public or private school. But there are almost two million children in the U.S. who never set foot in a classroom, yet are receiving a first-rate education — through homeschooling.

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Updated: August 1, 2019

5 Ways Danielle Busby from TLC’s Outdaughtered Keeps Her Girls Learning All Summer

Danielle Busby from TLC’s Outdaughtered Keeps Her Girls Learning All Summer

A 2018 study revealed that moms want summer to end after just 13 days. When you are a parent of not one, not two, but SIX little girls including the only all-female quintuplets in the United States, it’s important to have a serious action plan and significant resources to keep the peace all summer while ensuring you don’t lose momentum from the previous school year.

Updated: May 15, 2019

Sixth Grade Science and Health

Sixth Grade Science and Health

Science

Children's interest in science often seems to decline in grade four and after. This happens, in part, because science study is too often textbook-driven, passive, formal, and narrow in its scope. But the major goal of science study in these grades should be to keep children interested in science and cause them to believe that they can be successful science students. Positive attitudes about science -- from teachers and parents as well as students -- are vital.

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Social Skills and Homeschooling: Myths and Facts

homeschooled girl works on school assignments

Social Skills and Homeschooling:
Myths and Facts

Isabel Shaw

 

The Debate


I've heard it a hundred times. If you're thinking about homeschooling, it probably troubles you. "What about socialization?" is the major homeschooling question people have about a homeschooling lifestyle.

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The Benefits of Living with a Cat

The Benefits of Living with a Cat

Your child wants a pet, and you think pet ownership is a good way to teach responsibility. Besides, you're getting tired of the whining and pleading. How much trouble can a little cat be, anyway?

More4 Benefits of Owning a Dog For Families

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Updated: May 15, 2019

Fifth Grade Science and Health

Fifth Grade Science and Health

The goal of science study
Children's interest in science often seems to decline in grade 4 and after. I suspect that this happens because science study is too often textbook-driven, passive, formal, and narrow in its scope. But the major goal of science study in these grades should be to keep children interested in science and cause them to believe that they can be successful science students. Not an easy task -- but one that is critically important.

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Updated: April 28, 2022

Is Personality Genetic? Understanding Inherited Personality Traits

are personality traits genetic?

You joke you’re “type A” and your child’s other biological parent is lazy and carefree. Does that mean your child will be like you - organized and detail-oriented - or your partner? Parents have always wondered how their little ones end up with certain personalities. Turns out that science has some answers. What’s the truth behind the genetic transfer of personality traits? Will your baby have your strong genes?

Updated: May 29, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Coronavirus for Parents

family wearing mask to protect against coronavirus

Regardless of where you live and how old your children are, if you are a parent, it is completely valid and natural to have concerns about the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. With breaking news by the hour and panic and fear spreading, it is important for everyone to follow the facts. More importantly, as parents, it’s essential to model healthy behaviors, make smart decisions, and talk openly with our children about age-appropriate details and healthy practices.

Updated: March 23, 2022

Authoritative Parenting is On The Rise

authoritative parenting method used by mom

Parenting is a skill, an art form of sorts. If you're good at it, you have goods odds at raising children that succeed and go on to impact the world in great ways. If you're not so good at it,  your children are the ones who pay the price. While children don't come with instructions there are things you can do to help support your success as a parent. One of these is to think about your parenting style.

More: Natural(ish) Parenting: A Lesson in Flexibility

Updated: June 26, 2019

Discipline for Teens: 5 Teachable Moments for Tweens and Teens

Discipline for Teens: 5 Teachable Moments for Tweens and Teens

Discipline for teens can sound daunting. There are no longer stints in the time-out chair when your child is now probably taller than you are! Battles over eating mashed peas have morphed into more adult issues. So how do you handle these topics while helping your kid learn a valuable lesson and keep communication lines open all at once?

Here's the lowdown.

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