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How Your Kids Will Benefit From Raising Backyard Chickens

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Chickens may not seem like your top choice for a family pet, but as they become more and more popular, you may be surprised to learn that people can bond with a bird in the same...

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I Regularly Lie to My Kids About This 1 Thing — Because I Want to Protect Them

Last updated: 07/03/2019

It's inescapable; most parents lie to their kids — at least on occasion. For me, I know I'm under a heck of a lot of pressure to provide my kids with guidance. It's my job to...

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Squeak squeak! 10 of the best rodents in children's books

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Ali Pye's wonderful book The Adventures of Harry Stevenson follows the crazy life of a rather special guinea pig, so we had to ask: which other rodents in children's books does...

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10 Things to Know About Newborns

Last updated: 07/03/2019

10 Things to Know About Newborns 10 Things to Know About Newborns Tricia O'Brien Baby may be, well, a little funny-looking. Image zoom His head may be smooshed from his journey...

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Colour Matching Popsicle Craft Activity · The Inspiration Edit

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Today we have a cute and fun Popsicle craft which can help the little ones to build their knowledge of colours and the rainbow. This is a great activity for developing fine...

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Many Ways to See How Many - Erikson Institute Early Math Collaborative

Last updated: 07/03/2019

How many times have you heard young children (or their parents) proudly exclaim how high they can count? Children love to master the sequence of counting words—reciting the...

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The Difficulty of Life as a Third-Culture Kid

Last updated: 07/03/2019

The Difficulty of Life as a Third-Culture Kid Family & Relationships The Difficulty of Life as a Third-Culture Kid Did you grow up in one culture, your parents came from...

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More parents turn to internet monitoring technology aimed at children

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Interest in internet monitoring technology aimed at children and teenagers has increased in recent weeks in the wake of the Ana Kriegel murder trial, industry experts...

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Raising children: 5 parenting lessons we can learn from Mary Poppins (motherhoodtherealdeal)

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Before I start this post, I just want to be clear that I am not in the slightest suggesting we all become Mary Poppins. Raising children ain’t easy – as we all know – and the...

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Fun Birthday Morning Waffle Bar

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Thanks to SCS Direct for sponsoring this post. Lucas, my youngest son, just turned 10 this week. TEN! Birthdays are a big deal in our home and each child gets to pick how we...

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