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KARE_homework success

Homework is a source of stress for many children and families – from lost papers to math that goes over even the parents’ head to last-minute scrambles to meet a deadline. But homework also has enormous benefits, not only in helping children master content but in promoting organizational skills and a work ethic that have…

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Gunnar,Megan_hs

As much as we’d love to make life easy for our children, they inevitably will experience stress. And, as research demonstrates, some stress actually is positive in that it allows children to discover and practice their coping and problem-solving strategies. But when – and under what conditions – does stress become toxic and undermine our…

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Gallagher,Mary_hs

Friendships are key to health and happiness at every stage of life. But knowing how to initiate, strengthen and sustain good relationships doesn’t always come naturally. From early childhood on, children often need explicit teaching and guidance to learn how to host a positive play date, share space and toys, and resolve differences. Mary Gallagher,…

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Resh,Evelyn_hs

For many of us parents, it probably is hard to even think about our daughters and sons becoming sexually active. WE may avoid the topic, almost believing that if we don’t talk about it, it won’t happen. But what we say and do even very early in our children’s lives will shape the attitudes, feelings…

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Motherhood&Words_hs2012

This 7th Annual Motherhood and Words Event at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis brings together three leaders in women’s writing about motherhood:  Caroline Grant, editor-in-chief of Literary Mama and co-editor of The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family & How We Learn to Eat; Katrina Kenison, best-selling author of The Gift of an…

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