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Done with School? Keep your Kids Motivated in the 4th Quarter

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT EDUCATIONAL CONNECTIONS Think of the last leg of a race. You’re exhausted and you can see the end in sight. It is so tempting to slow down as your motivation begins to dwindle. For kids, the …

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The Day I Lost My Milk…

FROM OUR FRIEND LUCIANA RUBIERA OF FREDERICK AND BETHESDA BREASTFEEDING I had some trouble in the beginning of my breastfeeding experience with my daughter, but it all worked out and I ended up having an over supply. I thought it …

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The 3 Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager by Michael Mulligan of The Huff Post

FROM MICHAEL MULLIGAN OF THE HUFFINGTON POST According to the social scientists, the last of the millennials are now gracing our high school campuses. The Pew Research Center report on this cohort describes them as “confident, connected, and open to change.” I …

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Mobile Gaming and Improved Learning for Children

FROM OUR FRIEND JESSICA OAKS There is no silver bullet when it comes to the overlap between educational and technology, but it is becoming increasingly clear that putting tech into the hands of kids can have a positive effect on …

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Should Family Dinner Trump Extracurriculars? By Aviva Goldfarb

FROM OUR FRIEND AVIVA GOLDFARB OF THE SIX O’CLOCK SCRAMBLE My Article in the Washington Post: Should Family Dinners Trump Extracurriculars?  I must confess that I cried a lot while writing this article, especially the first and last paragraph.  With …

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More on the Downside of Competitive Youth Sports

FROM OUR FRIEND LUIS FERNANDO LLOSA AND THE HUFFINGTON POST Many concerned parents have turned to youth sports as a panacea for inactivity, obesity, babysitting or scheduling woes or just to get kids away from screens and digital devices. Young …

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