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The science of excruciating pain, as when parents step barefoot on a Lego brick - Washington Post

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The science of excruciating pain, as when parents step barefoot on a Lego brick
Washington Post
The physical sensation of walking on the bricks, as thousands of parental feet have felt before him, was clear; Arnett's face wavered between the type of grimace perfected by Clint Eastwood and the numb smile perfected by Grimace the hamburger alien.

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Cyber security experts warn kids to be careful with social media apps - LocalNews8.com

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Cyber security experts warn kids to be careful with social media apps
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POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Do your kids like to lip sync along to music? If so, there's an app for it that's becoming more and more popular. It's called "Musical.ly" and cyber security experts warn apps like it could be dangerous if kids aren't ...

9 Things To Remember When Meeting Your Step-Kids For The First Time - Huffington Post Canada

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9 Things To Remember When Meeting Your Step-Kids For The First Time
Huffington Post Canada
Meeting step-children for the first time can be overwhelming not only for the child, but for the adult, too. Children are seeing a new face, and some adults experience parenting for the first time. "As a step-parent you are entering a situation where a ...

Why Autism Affects Boys More than Girls - TIME

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Why Autism Affects Boys More than Girls
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While the definition of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has changed over the years, one thing has remained relatively constant: the fact that rates of ASD are anywhere from two to five times higher among boys than they are among girls. Until recently ...
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Can parental education improve effectiveness of school-based BMI screening? - EurekAlert (press release)

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Can parental education improve effectiveness of school-based BMI screening?
EurekAlert (press release)
New Rochelle, NY, February 8, 2017--Parents of elementary school children who received body mass index (BMI) screening results together with educational material were significantly more likely to express their intent to change at least one obesity ...

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Preparing Young Americans for a Complex World - New York Times

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Preparing Young Americans for a Complex World
New York Times
Last year, the Council on Foreign Relations and National Geographic commissioned a survey to assess the global literacy of American college students. Over 1,200 people participated; less than 30 percent earned a passing grade. Below are six questions ...

Concern over pressure on parents of children with learning disabilities - Care Appointments

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Concern over pressure on parents of children with learning disabilities
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One in three parents of a child with a learning disability is in a "distressed relationship", according to a new report. This is higher than the level of distress in relationships among the general population - put at one in four. The study, from ...

The lesson one elementary school learned by banning homework - Conservative Review

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The lesson one elementary school learned by banning homework
Conservative Review
One elementary school in Vermont is learning this lesson. Several months ago, the school voted to eliminate all homework requirements for children below the fifth grade. To many, this will seem like an insane idea. How will children learn if they are ...

4 critical personalized learning questions, answered - Education Dive

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4 critical personalized learning questions, answered
Education Dive
Among the most popular buzz phrases in education over the last several years, "personalized learning" is also one of the K-12's most promising trends as the sector works to move away from the "factory model" of the past century and toward what some ...
Author Interview: 'Students At the Center'Education Week (subscription) (blog)

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Next step for parenting when children move out - Clarence Valley Daily Examiner

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Next step for parenting when children move out
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner
PARENTING, as I have discovered, comes in stages. But no matter which phase you are in, your children need you in some capacity. The requirements may vary at each juncture but essentially the responsibility of taking care of them never ceases.

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