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It's the United Nation's International Day of Peace.  Here are 10 ways for children (and their parents) to observe this special day.
Having trouble teaching your child to say 'thank you' without a reminder?  Here are a few tips to get going.
Here's how to strike an appropriate balance between explaining tragedies to your child and protecting them.
The guest editors of Education.com's Special Edition on bullying answer some questions about bullying.
Creating confident, responsible, and principled individuals is Scouting's mission - and a parent's goal. Here's how to give your child's life skills a boost:
Here are some easy projects to teach your child about the Civil War.
Should you let your kid light a fire? Play with knives? Dismantle your appliances? Gever Tulley of the summer program The Tinkering School, says yes.
When we were in school, sex education was on a 'need-to-know' basis. The teacher spent a few minutes stuttering through the basic birds and bees, leaving the students with little more than an overwhelming . . .
Give your child a glimpse into the lives of other children learning to read, halfway around the world: tell her about the Camel Bookmobile.
Honesty is a virtue that will serve children well throughout childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Teaching honesty helps develop character and self-esteem.
One Laptop per Child provides durable laptops to students in developing nations, and with its 'Give One Get One' campaign, you can donate one and keep another.
Many parents are seeking to leave a new kind of legacy, one that comes from the heart.  A guide to creating an ethical will.
Here are some suggestions to help your child cultivate “an attitude of gratitude”.
In addition to an awareness of their own emotions, children need the ability to recognize the cues reflecting the emotions of others.
Using positive verbal guidance, modeling behavior you want your child to follow, and reinforcing appropriate behavior are all positive guidance techniques.
How can parents encourage independence and help tweens cope with middle school? The answer may be as simple as giving them a good book.
When parents are involved in students' educations, kids achieve more, exhibit more positive attitudes and behavior, and feel more comfortable in new settings.
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