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Parenting can be challenging and a common worry is, “Will my child have self-esteem?” This article offers guidelines that can help you and your child find self-acceptance.

Stop Animal Cruelty! If you witness or hear about animal cruelty taking place, report it to your local humane organization or call your local police.

How to Nurture a Love of Books in Your Child. Great ideas and plenty of links.

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Independence skills your child needs. Think your child is too young to help around the house? Think again.

Ideas for Toy Adaptations -Stabilizing -Extending/Building Up -Highlighting Materials -Attaching -Confining -Simplifying

...Most conflicts and power struggles can be fairly easily dissipated by slowing down, softening, letting go of your agenda (even temporarily) and re-connecting. Or through bringing in some humour! Our children can rarely resist coming back into the warmth of the parent child conection when we move into goofy silly mum/dad mode, or simply show them that we’ve got that playful glint back in our eye...

You and Me Moments with your Child. Cute DIY door tag tutorial and GREAT ideas to try for your one-on-one date!

ED.gov Blog Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) http://www.ed.gov/blog/topic/esea-reauthorization/

One Hundred Ways to Be Kind to Your Child

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How do you help your child who tends to fall apart? Here are several wonderful ways a mom can encourage her child to pull it together - and to grow strong in the process. How to Help Your Fall-Apart Child...Pull It Together - Club 31 Women

National Fire Protection Association's Arthur E. Cote Scholarship for individuals pursuing a career in fire protection engineering. $5,000. Deadline: April 1

How to help a child that is scared (of the dark, monsters or whatever else is on their minds!) Four ways to encourage your child and help them handle their fears.

For little kids whose feelings are allowed and supported, big feelings don’t become a big problem, they feel, they express, they’re happy ag...

Granddaughter - My granddaughter will always have positive messages from our family to counter any negativity that she is surrounded by elsewhere.

Let's Stop Confusing Being Politically Correct With Being a Decent Human Being - What I do not understand is how the idea of being PC is so laughable, so scary, and so daunting. To me this notion seems like common sense. Being considerate of other people is not being too sensitive. It is being a human being that cares about the well-being of other human beings.

Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child. Awesome advice. I love how it explains why you need to do certain things, and the child's perception of disagreements. Really really liked this. Actually read this! Going to use for sure w my boys

Expressing limits assertively, yet non-aggressively using "I" statements rather than "you" statements

5 Things You Can Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied!