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Children Who Make Their Own Decisions Become Productive Adults

Parents often struggle with the idea of releasing decision making to their children. The act of letting kids make their own choices make some parents feel like they are letting go too soon and not going their job. It can be hard to know if it’s time to allow your child to make their choices. …

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When Kids Stop Playing With Toys and What You Can Do Next

Play is the essential form of learning for kids. They use it as a tool to socialize, explore the world around them and figure things out for themselves. As they get older, this form of learning becomes stigmatized by pre-teen social groups who want to try to appear more mature. In the process, parents of …

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The Parents Role in Their Child’s Education

The parent’s role in their child’s education is more complex than ever. Standardization has placed increasing pressure on students and the advent of social media and online learning platforms have created a vastly different educational experience for today’s kids than prior generations. It is important for parents to be involved in their child’s education so …

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Why Parents Should Show Respect to Their Children

Respect matters. It is a critical concept for children to understand and act upon. The first place they begin to learn about respect is in the home. They are expected to show respect to their parents from a young age, but the best way they learn how is through how their parents. Should parents respect …

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How Do I Help My Gifted Child Listen and Follow Directions?

Like most issues surrounding gifted children, if you want to develop an effective strategy for working with them it helps to understand the ways in which they are wired differently and the needs that result from those differences. So, how do you help a gifted child listen and follow directions? First, understand why they are …

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