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How Many Words Do Children Need?

Last updated: 07/04/2019

At my town’s public library, one wall of the children’s section displays posters declaring, “Babies need words every day,” encouraging me to sing, talk, and read with my child....

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Having Grandparents Help Raise Your Kids Is Both Amazing and Crazy Hard

Last updated: 07/04/2019

My parents are damn good at raising kids. I grew up in a home full of love, high expectations, constant support, work, play, sports, music, church, vacations, game nights and...

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Amazon teams with Seattle schools to inspire underserved students to pursue STEM and robotics

Last updated: 07/04/2019

It was already pajama day in Sae Kang’s third grade class at John Muir Elementary School in Seattle on Tuesday. Things got even better when students were presented with the...

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Crazy Adventures in Parenting

Last updated: 07/04/2019

This winter, why don’t you curl up with a bowl of this tasty and Easy Taco Soup! Filled with beef, beans, corn, and tomatoes, you can’t go wrong with this easy soup recipe...

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Dear Therapist: I’m So Upset by My Kids’ Middle-School Drama

Last updated: 07/04/2019

Chicago Dear Anonymous, It’s natural for parents’ protective instincts to kick in when they feel that their kids are being mistreated, but it’s also important to be curious, as...

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Pros and Cons of Raising Bilingual Children

Last updated: 07/04/2019

In the modern world where it is easier than ever to travel, study or work abroad, and to get in touch with different cultures in any other way, knowing foreign languages is a...

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New 'Explorer's Guide to The Lost Words' now available

Last updated: 07/04/2019

Trust joins with author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris to produce a new educational resource to accompany 'The Lost Words’ Since its publication in October 2017,...

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8 Household Chores That All Teenagers Should Know How to Do

Last updated: 07/04/2019

Growing up my mom always did most of the chores in the house and as an adult, she did me and my siblings a major disservice. After moving out and having kids of my own, I...

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Biggest parenting struggles: parents talk about their challenges

Last updated: 07/04/2019

Every parent struggles with something. That’s a no-brainer. Here are some top answers from parents who were asked what their top struggles...

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4 Characteristics of a Bully Sports Parent

Last updated: 07/04/2019

No sports parent wants to be labeled as a bully. And because of that fact, many sports parents are unwilling to scrutinize their behavior and assess whether they are actually...

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