Parenting

The Wake-Up Call
The Wake-Up Call

Technology has made some things obsolete. But others, like kindness and generosity, are things the… >>

Word Power for Babies
Word Power for Babies

To break the cycle of poverty, young children need something that’s as free and abundant as air… >>

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Judging Jack: When a Teacher Finally Understands a Student

I thought my student was ordinary. I came to learn he was just too busy being brilliant. >>

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17 Secrets of Happy Families

Happy families share some habits that make for fulfilling conversation, productive housework, and… >>

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The Revolution Will Not Be Supervised

If we want our kids to be their smartest, bravest, and most creative and independent selves… >>

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In Praise of a Carefree Childhood

When kids had the most powerful toy of all—their imagination. >>

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20+ Garage Sale Finds to Snap Up When You See Them

It’s hard to know exactly what is worth buying secondhand, but these are good bets. Also: 21… >>

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7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids And You Don’t

What’s your kid really thinking, saying, and doing when you’re not around? We asked the… >>

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11 Adorable DIY Baby Shower Gifts

If your friends are expecting, shower them with these cool, unusual, adorable, easy, new-baby… >>

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One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Bullying

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely. >>