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Is character caught or taught?

Is character caught or taught? | Preschool | Scoop.it
Values education enthusiast and primary head Geoff Smith sheds light on how his staff embed virtues into lessons and school life
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Raising “Star” Children: The Pressure May Be Too Great

Raising “Star” Children: The Pressure May Be Too Great | Preschool | Scoop.it
China sends a strong message to all parents.
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How to raise happy kids

How to raise happy kids | Preschool | Scoop.it
The triangle of parenting success is a powerful model that can help parents raise happy, healthy kids.
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6 Things Kids Really Need

6 Things Kids Really Need | Preschool | Scoop.it

Get the essential components to raising happy, healthy children...What is it that children really need?

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The Kids Are Not All Right

The Kids Are Not All Right | Preschool | Scoop.it
Do you think you worry too much about your children? How much is enough?

 

Pressuring our children to specialize young, to achieve, to compete with more and more kids for few spots at elite colleges is soul-crushing for them. It destroys the peer culture so important to teens; it ingrains cliques; it heightens their stress.

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Minding Our Children’s Minds | Streams of Consciousness, Scientific American Blog Network

Minding Our Children’s Minds | Streams of Consciousness, Scientific American Blog Network | Preschool | Scoop.it
One of the toughest parts of raising children is helping them leap the emotional and intellectual hurdles of life. As parents, we try to ease their ...
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Childcare 'hits second earners'

Childcare 'hits second earners' | Preschool | Scoop.it
A think tank says the cost of childcare is making work "hardly worthwhile" for a growing number of second earners in middle and low income families.
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Why Parenting Is More Important Than Schools

Why Parenting Is More Important Than Schools | Preschool | Scoop.it
A new study shows that parental involvement matters more for performance than schools, but that doesn't mean going to PTA meetings...
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When Parents Hover and Kids Don't Grow Up - Room for Debate

When Parents Hover and Kids Don't Grow Up - Room for Debate | Preschool | Scoop.it

Is helicopter parenting starting to crash and burn? The expectations for modern parents just keep adding up: read to your baby, keep your 7-year-old busy with summer activities, help your teenager prep for the SATs.

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Time Cover Shows 3-Year-Old Breast-Feeding

Time Cover Shows 3-Year-Old Breast-Feeding | Preschool | Scoop.it

Time Cover Breast-Feeding Controversy: A mother nursing her 3-year-old son. Should a mom continue nursing her child even after he’s too big to be held in her arms?

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9.25.07: National Center for Learning Disabilities | New York Social Diary

9.25.07: National Center for Learning Disabilities | New York Social Diary | Preschool | Scoop.it

It was in nursery school that Allegra Ford’s sunny, smiley-faced world suddenly turned upside down. She was only 5 years old, and was having a great deal of trouble keeping up with her peers. Her teachers suspected that it might be something more than a simple attention problem...

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Your Phone vs. Your Heart

Your Phone vs. Your Heart | Preschool | Scoop.it
The more face-to-face time you spend, the healthier you and your children are.
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Parents listen! Learn to love your kids more than your smartphones and tabs. Spend more time with your kids than those toys that you never put aside.

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Amor, empatía, escuchar, capacidad de sorpresa ➥ Re conexión para seguir fluyendo y compartiendo en el mundo digital.

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Put them away for a little while.

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What Parents Don’t Know Could Hurt Their Children

What Parents Don’t Know Could Hurt Their Children | Preschool | Scoop.it

A new study evaluated parents’ knowledge of child development and effective parenting and concluded that the more parents know, the better off their children are.

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5 confident kid Lessons

5 confident kid Lessons | Preschool | Scoop.it
The world can be scary at times and you want your children to be happy, confident kids. You can help develop your child’s inner strength and sense of optimism so she can triumph over whatever tough stuff comes her way.
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Raising Happy Kids

Raising Happy Kids | Preschool | Scoop.it

Childhood is an incredibly sensitive time when the seeds of happiness are planted. It is such seeds that help a child form a positive self-concept, worldview and connection to all of humanity. Internal qualities to develop that contribute to happiness are kindness, compassion, self-confidence, self-trust, equanimity, courage, generosity, gratitude and optimism.

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10 Scientific Tips For Raising Happy Kids

10 Scientific Tips For Raising Happy Kids | Preschool | Scoop.it
Studies show these parenting styles can get kids started on the right path in life.
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Preschool Online Games That Are Fun For Children

Preschool Online Games That Are Fun For Children | Preschool | Scoop.it
I have a 20 month old daughter that requires me to keep her entertained. I don’t know if all young ones act this way but mine loves the computer, TV and DVD player.
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How Do You Raise a Prodigy?

How Do You Raise a Prodigy? | Preschool | Scoop.it
Despite the past century’s advances in psychology and neuroscience, genius is as little understood as autism.
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Can home environment predict brain development?

Can home environment predict brain development? | Preschool | Scoop.it
How much influence do you have over your child’s brain development? Most of us acknowledge that parents can screw things up in a big way – through the extremes of neglect or abuse.
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Why sex could be history

Why sex could be history | Preschool | Scoop.it

Rewriting the rules of sex and human reproduction.

 

From artificial wombs to men and women being able to reproduce entirely alone...

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‘Teach Your Children Well,’ by Madeline Levine

‘Teach Your Children Well,’ by Madeline Levine | Preschool | Scoop.it
A psychologist in Marin County, Calif., says everything today’s parents think they’re doing right is actually wrong.
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Norway cool to plea for custody of children to Indian parents

Norway cool to plea for custody of children to Indian parents | Preschool | Scoop.it

Three-year-old Abhigyan and his one-year-old sister Aishwarya are in foster care in Norway after the country's Child Protection Service charged their mother, Sagarika, with “negligence and unable to bring up” the children.

 

Barnevarne, a child care service of Norway, took custody of the children in May last year when Aishwarya was just five months old and on breast feed.

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American Journal of Play

American Journal of Play | Preschool | Scoop.it

Why Parents Should Stop Overprotecting Kids and Let Them Play: An Interview with Hara Estroff Marano and Lenore Skenazy

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