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Seven Cost-Free Ways to Foster School Readiness

by Parent Co.

Here are seven ways to nourish childhood and, at the same time, help your child be ready for school.

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An Unexpected Threat of False Teeth

by Vicki Wilson

Around five or six, your teeth start falling out and everyone makes a fuss again.

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In Defense of Describing Your Kid’s Age in Months Until College (Or at Least Preschool)

by Parent Co.

The stages of development don’t care about calendar years. They happen in quick succession, and some things change every single day.

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Kid Made Recipe: Sweet Potato Fried Rice

by Parent Co.

In 2018 we’re aiming to get our teenager cooking family dinner once a week - solo! This awesome fried rice is a great recipe for big kids to try out.

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The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions

by Parent Co.

Son won't turn off his video game? Daughter obsessed with "likes" on Instagram? It may not be entirely their fault.

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How to Foster Your Son's Love of Reading

by Parent Co.

Boys are less apt to develop a love of reading and statistically score lower on reading tests. How can we better support them?

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Could Daycare Surveillance Actually Be a Bad Thing?

by Fiona Tapp

More and more childcare facilities are investing in software that allows parents to log in and watch their kids in real time. Could there be drawbacks?

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6 Novels Featuring Dads You’ll Love

by Parent Co.

If you’re in the mood to snuggle up with a novel featuring an awesome dad, here are six that won’t let you down.

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Why I Wish My Kids’ Classrooms Had Chalkboards

by Kendra Stanton Lee

We might not all get a teacher with a texting embargo, but maybe we can hope for a little more balance, inside the classroom and out.

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These Are the Type of Books You Should Stock on Your Baby's Book Shelf

by Parent Co.

As a new study shows, some books are better than others when it comes to helping young children learn.

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Navigating My Daughter's Speech Delay, Embarrassing Words and All

by Parent Co.

Our daughter’s speech delay is just one of the many things about her. She’s more than just her ability or lack of ability to talk.

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The Effects of Pre-K May Last Longer Than You Think

by Parent Co.

A new study indicates there are several measurable benefits of pre-K once the students reach middle school.

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8 Psychologist-Backed Tips for Improving Communication with Kids

by Parent Co.

When you communicate well with your child, it leads to a strong relationship, greater cooperation, and feelings of worth. These expert tips can help.

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If your kids love Planet Earth then they'll love Animalism

by Parent Co.

This beautifully animated series, hosted by the renowned science journalist Ed Yong, is our new obsession.

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An Academic Medical Journal Wants to Hear from Parents

by Parent Co.

Has your child had an experience that helped change your pediatrician's practice? If so, now you can help doctors learn from your family's experience.

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If Childhood Aggression is Genetic, What Can We Do About?

by Parent Co.

You can play a positive role in reducing your child’s aggressive behavior. Here are some ways parents can do this.

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These 7 Books Will Have Your Kid Searching for Bigfoot (And Other Awesome Cryptids!), While Expanding Their Minds

by Parent Co.

Books can help transition mythical creatures from horrific monster to lovable beast. Explore these titles with your curious kid.

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Parental Coping: A Child with a Disability in a Cold World

by Parent Co.

The key to helping our children in the world after we're gone is to help the world understand them and be accepting of who they are.

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Kid Made Recipe: Chipotle Chicken Rolls

by Parent Co.

Looking for a hot and spicy recipe to warm a winter week night? We’ve got you covered. These cheesy, melty roll ups are a favorite at our house.

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Is an Emergency Department Visit Necessary? Probably Not as Often As You'd Think

by Parent Co.

Roughly half of children being seen in the emergency department don't need to be there. How can you avoid being one of those parents?

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4 Research Skills That Explain Why Not to Panic About Arsenic in Baby Formula

by Parent Co.

If you know arsenic to be poisonous, you were probably shocked to learn that the food you're feeding your baby contains it.

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Want to Be Happier This Year? Learn Your Tendency

by Parent Co.

Knowing our tendency can impact how we parent, how we interact with others, and how much grace we offer ourselves.

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3 Things Frog and Toad Got Right

by Parent Co.

The simplicity, the friendship, the lessons- turns out these amphibians were right about a lot of things.

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The Self-Regulation Skills That Boost Academic Success

by Parent Co.

A new study found that adding a daily self-regulation exercise to a kindergarten readiness program significantly boosted kid’s early academic skills.

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