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8 Steps To Bonding With Your Stepkids, From Stepparents Who've Been There - Huffington Post


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8 Steps To Bonding With Your Stepkids, From Stepparents Who've Been There
Huffington Post
They didn't sign up for having divorced parents, two houses, two separate set of belongings and they certainly didn't sign up for a stepparent. Whether you are nice-as-pie or an evil stepparent straight from the fairytales, they will tell you how ...
 

Parents, our children are going viral and it's not always good - 13WMAZ.com


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Parents, our children are going viral and it's not always good
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Also, obviously, let's talk to our kids about not being racist, hateful and mean-spirited. Combine the two talks and you can hopefully have a child get through those awkward years with search results free and clear of public shaming AND stupid mistakes.

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Parents Often Using TVs, Tablets as 'Electronic Babysitters' - Arizona Daily Star


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Parents Often Using TVs, Tablets as 'Electronic Babysitters'
Arizona Daily Star
Parental interaction was rare during these times. About 58 percent of families had zero instances of parent-child conversation regarding the media the child was watching. In 35 percent of cases, parents engaged in dialogue in one-third or fewer of the ...

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Parent's guide to sending your kid to college - KSL.com


Parent's guide to sending your kid to college
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Back-to-school season is fast approaching, and you're likely stressing about all the things you need to do before then to get your kids ready. If you thought the to-do lists for primary school were odious, wait until you see what's required for college ...

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How to tell when your child is a bona fide brat - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

How to tell when your child is a bona fide brat
Chicago Tribune
How does a parent draw the line between "spirited" or "creative" and "a total brat"? Author Elaine Rose Glickman offers guidelines and advice. How does a parent draw the line between "spirited" or "creative" and "a total brat"? Author Elaine Rose ...

Twelve elements for success in a blended family - Independent Online


Independent Online

Twelve elements for success in a blended family
Independent Online
A healthy balance is struck between being a disciplinarian and a supportive step-parent while bonds are formed. 7. Be Involved: All the parents are involved in the children's lives in happy blended families. A strong co-parenting partnership is ...

Can we talk politics with our children? - The Boston Globe


The Boston Globe

Can we talk politics with our children?
The Boston Globe
Q. My wife and I are voting for different presidential candidates, there are opposing signs everywhere in our town, and I find I want to speak deeply to my kids (ages 8 and 12) about the election and politics. Up to now, we've not let them listen in as ...

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12 cheap ways to keep your kids busy this summer - NBC4i.com


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12 cheap ways to keep your kids busy this summer
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Step One in surviving summer as a parent is to let your kids be bored. As kids these days experience ever more scheduled lives, they're left less and less often to their own devices. So, of course, as soon as you let them be, they're bored because they ...

What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence - NPR


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What One District's Data Mining Did For Chronic Absence
NPR
She points out the grades that aren't doing so well, and asks this group of about 10 parents to talk to their friends who have kids in those classes. "How can we create successful students?" Ortiz asks the group, pointing at the board. "This is the ...

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The Blended Family - http://hamodia.com


The Blended Family
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For both sets of children (as for all of us), there is no true replacement for a natural parent. Thus, any thoughts of a parent's remarriage can bring on a sense of sadness in one's children. No stepparent has the blood tie or shared past that one's ...

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