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    what a mother learned from parenting a terminally ill child

  • Kimberly Kennedy

    "Have American Parents Got It All Backwards?" - Christine Gross-LohAuthor, Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us Good article and good book. I'm not prone to the "it's better because it's foreign" fallacy, but a change in perspective is helpful. I also agree with most of these differences...just not the 3 year old out alone on the street or in the tree!

  • Alexandra Dadio

    Photo of the family from their Make-A-Wish vacation to Marthas Vineyard.

  • Child Life Rocks

    Mothering Cal What I learned from parenting a terminally ill child. #parenting - No words! Through my tears I want to thank the author Maria Kefalas for sharing her heart. Please pass this on. Every parent and especially every mom, needs to read it.

  • Leah

    Have American Parents Got It All Backwards? ~ Absolutely worth reading!

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VERY interesting article and research looking at different global, cultural expectations and practices about child development, education, and parenting that asserts that many American parents may be missing the point in a lot of different ways, from "taking a more relaxed approach to risk-taking and safety" to following Finland's lead in education, and "emphasize that learning art, music, home economics and life skills is essential."

Have American Parents Got It All Backwards? I found the points in this article about how other countries parent differently incredibly thought provoking.

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25 Tips To Help You Become A Better Parent: Try our 25 best parenting tips which could go a long way in making you a better parent

How to raise kids like a French woman. I think these are great parenting tips. I agree with all of them and think many American moms I know could learn a lot from these tips.

If you want your child to be HAPPY, stick up for themselves, and become who they are truly meant to BE - you HAVE to read this! Healthy Self-Esteem in Kids: 10 Things Parents Can DO to Help! {One Time Through}

Love this list! I can now refer parents here when they ask me instead of trying to recite all the readiness skills.

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Whether you're the mom of babies, preschoolers, tweens, or teenagers, you will love this list of parenting tips to teach you how to be a better mom. They are simple, easy, and make for great inspiration if you're looking New Years resolution ideas!