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  • Get Your Groove Back After Divorce
    4 ways to get your groove back after divorce
    Moving forward after a divorce is difficult for both men and women. No matter how the divorce occurred or ended, you find yourself single again. This can be very scary for many people and it raises the big question of how am I going to get my...
  • Kathleen Wynne and Ben Levin
    Educate the Parents First
    Defamation: Any intentional false communication, either written (libel) or spoken (slander), that harms a person’s reputation; decreases the respect, regard or confidence in which a person is held; or induces disparaging, hostile or...
  • Social media explodes over Sweet Briar College closure
    Social media explodes over Sweet Briar College closure
    On March 3, 2015, Sweet Briar College shared news of the school's impending closure on Facebook and Twitter. A small women's liberal arts college located in Central Virginia, Sweet Briar plans to close at the end of the current semester...
  • Sweet Briar College announces closure
    Sweet Briar College announces closure
    On March 3, 2015, Sweet Briar College announced it will close at the end of the current semester, citing financial reasons. The announcement below was made on the college's Facebook pagejust before 2:00 p.m."With a heavy heart we are...
  • 'But I'm NOT a Wicked Stepmother!’ by Kathi Lip & Carol Boley
    'but, I'm not a Wicked Stepmother, the go-to book for step parenting success...'
    "Blended," formerly a word more associated with recipes than families, today describes ex-mom and dads with children who remarry with the expectation of “becoming one big happy family.” They often don't understand their...
  • Get Your Joy Back by Laurie Wallin
    Author Encourages Special Needs Parents to Get their Joy Back
    Part 1 of an interview with Laurie Wallin, Author of Get Your Joy BackClick here to read the full Q&A!Some studies report as many as one out of every four families in the U.S. has a child with a special need. Parenting is stressful even when a...
  • Parenting expert Kelly Johnson on bonding over books
    Parenting expert Kelly Johnson on bonding over books
    In honor of National Reading Month, parents may see more opportunities and ideas for reading with their children. Contests, events, and even special reading days at school may appear on your calendar. But how can you keep up the bonding over books...
  • A good relationship with your child's school includes participating in school activities.
    Developing a good relationship with your special needs child's school
    Special needs parents need a good working relationship with their children's teachers and other school staff. You and your children's teachers have the same goal, helping your children reach their potential. Even if you do not agree on...
  • The Premier Who Cried Homophobia
    Ontario Parents Against the New Sex Ed. Curriculum
    Ontario parents find different ways to express just how they are feeling about the new sex ed. curriculum. Cartoon by Melynda Irene Spadafora.From letters, to cartoons to showing up in freezing temperatures at Queen's Park, parents are letting...
  • National Read Across America Day Celebrates Dr. Seuss
    National Read Across America Day Celebrates Dr. Seuss
    Man, woman, boy and girl, grab a book and get ready to celebrate National Read Across America Day on March 2, the birthday of the beloved Author Theodor Seuss Geise, better known as Dr. Seuss. The National Education Association’s 2015 theme...
  • Tooth Fairy Poll
    Tooth Fairy payments up nearly 25 percent in 2014; strong economy cited
    Children shedding their baby teeth are benefiting from the nation’s economic upturn by finding tooth payments averaging $4.32 per tooth under the pillow. This is up from the average $3.50 paid in 2013, according to Delta Dental's 2014...
  • Hostile Aggressive Parenting
    Are You a Hostile Aggressive Parent? Learn the signs.
    Children can feel pulled in many directions when their parent’s relationship ends badly and a custody battle ensue. Parents must pick up the pieces and establish a working relationship with the other parent in their child’s best...
  • Did this dad teach the boy who 'cried wolf' a valuable lesson about lying?
    Did this dad teach the boy who 'cried wolf' a valuable lesson about lying?
    What would you say if your child came home and told you a story about being bullied? Would you believe them? Apparently this dad didn't and decided to teach his son a lesson about lying, by well, lying.In this video a child is riding in the...
  • Bully-proofing
    Do you know how to bully-proof your teen? 7 easy things you could be doing.
    Since cyberbullying often occurs while teens are at home, parents can be a great resource in preventing instances of this type of bullying. Here are some ways you can protect your teen from online bullies:1. Have the “cyberbullying...
  • Be reasonable, be a better parent
    Raising monsters by being unreasonable
    Don't set the bar too high or too low. Start where your child's abilities lie and gradually move the bar up as they grow and learn.When children are overwhelmed by too many, or a few very lofty, expectations, they tend to be adversely...