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A Night Out With The Super Stars

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Brian Cox’s ‘Wonders of the Solar System’ made stargazing cool. I don’t know whether it’s his enthusiasm for all things cosmic, or just that charming big grin that he wears, but he had me sold- hook, line and sinker. Star Spotting with the Kids A special way to get your kids, (and […]

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Kids Selfie Photographs on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter open to Bullying and Abuse

What happens when you mix social media like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter with Teen Idols like the Miss Teen USA – Cassidy Wolf, Justin Biber, Miley Cyrus, One Direction – Harry Styles? Yes! Cyber-bullying, fears, tears and mega drama.  A recent poll revealed that 1 in 10 kids as young as 10 years old has […]

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Children Abuse: How many chooses to sticks their head in the sand; British Football Authority, the Chelsea Football Manager, Eden Hazard or the parent?

The incident: Eden Hardard, Chelsea Football Player captured on national TV The father (Swansea club manager)  of the assaulted ball boy & the Chelsea Football club manager (Eden Hazards manager). Do you think they have coward out of the situation? As a parent, how would you feel if you child was assaulted by an adult […]

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Teaching Kids About Failure

This week’s discussion topic from Education Nation is inspired by Jon Dudas’ article Failure is Required for Innovative Learning, which highlights challenging teaching methods that accept failure as a pathway to learning in the science and technology classroom. The method, which has been implemented in Merrimack Middle School in New Hampshire as part of their STEM […]

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Education Nation: When Should Children Start Learning To Read?

‘Helping Kids Read ‘Critical’ to Education’ – Education Nation  October 4th in the US is now national reading day. Read for the Record raises awareness by encouraging families to read together and prepare children for reading as young as possible, so that when they start school they have a head start. The scheme began after research […]

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Talking to Your Texting Teen

We all know that texting may result in having your teens so addicted to their phones that they rarely look up to see where they are walking. There are rules against texting while driving. There are sanctions and warning against sexting. There are monetary limits to how much your teen can text. But there is […]

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Car Time is Connecting Time

How much of your day is spent in the car with your children shuttling them back and forth from school events, sporting events, extra curricular activities, and playdates? Fast Food Mom FFMs Research: Average Morning school trips is 15 mins Average shopping trip is 24 mins Average play-date trip is 21 mins Average parent attention […]

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