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Why It’s Good to Let Boys Cry by Jennifer Kogan

A sad thing happened at my son’s baseball game a few weeks ago. Picture this: A 13-year-old boy strikes out at bat. As he walks off the field you can tell by his drooping posture that he is upset. From …

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How to Keep Your Cool as a Parent by lifehacker.com

From Leo Babauta and our friends at www.lifehacker.com - This post originally appeared on Zen Habits. What parent hasn’t lost their temper when a kid misbehaves? Of course a parent who hasn’t lost their cool from time to time is a …

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5 Questions to Ask Your Kid’s Drama/Theater Program

’Tis the season! We are all searching for that perfect arts program for our children. That one program that will fulfill all of their artistic needs as well as our parenting, scheduling needs. Here are a few guidelines:  * Ask to …

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3 Ways to Raise Money for Your Child’s College Tuition

College graduates between 25 and 32 who work full time, earn an average of $17,500 more per year than those who only graduated from high school, and are four times less likely to be unemployed, Pew Research found. Ninety-six percent …

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Protect Your Child from Cyberbullying

As a parent, you’ve likely heard dramatic stories in the news about how cyberbullying is affecting children and teens. From suicide stories to hate crimes, the issue is quickly becoming a serious one. But hearing these stories can feel distant …

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Does Tough Love Parenting Work?

My parents never sugar coated anything growing up – like, ever. Both are straight shooters and subscribe to the theory that honesty is the best policy. Therefore, even as a child I was given ‘tough love’ when something, whether it …

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