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Parenting Articles
The kids complained about chores, so we gave them more Washington Post
What We’re Missing By Raising Happy Kids NPR
The Great Gift of Reading Aloud
What Do Students Lose By Being Perfect? Valuable Failure from MindShift
25 Ways to Ask Your Kids ‘So How Was School Today?’ Without Asking Them ‘So How Was School Today?’
Your Child Is Not Special
50 Things To Remember About A 9-Year-Old Girl
To Teach Children To Give, Tell Them How Much Your Family Has Been Given
The Key Jar: 48 Questions to Ask Your Kids
How I Raised Teenagers Who Tell Me Everything – Even When It’s Hard
Choosing a Family Word of the Year
Parents Are The Ones Who Need Limits On Screen Time
Just Between Us: Using a Mother-Daughter Journal to Talk With Your Tween
There’s a Pretty Simple Way We Can Raise Nice Girls Instead of ‘Mean Girls’
My Worst Nightmare – What If I Accidentally Raise the Bully?
What Teens Need Most From Their Parents
7 Secrets to Raising Awesome Functional Teenagers
Why Do We Judge Parents For Putting Kids At Perceived – But Unreal – Risk?
Why are our children so bored at school, cannot wait, get easily frustrated and have no real friends? Great article!!!
29 Books to Read to Your Kids if You Want Them to be Kind & Brave
Talking About Failure: What Parents Can Do to Motivate Kids in School from MindShift
This Mom Teaches Her Child How to Be Santa
What do teenagers want? Potted plant parents. from the New York Times
Are Today’s Parents Getting A Raw Deal? Huffington Post
Research Based Strategies to Help Children Develop Self Control from MindShift
Want to raise successful kids? Neuroscience says read to them like this (but most parents don’t) 
X-Plan: Giving your kids a way out (#xplan)
The Question You Should Ask if Your Teen or Tween is Having a Friendship Problem
Why Social Media is Not Smart for Middle School Kids
Family Core Values – Do your kids know your expectations?
Giving Your Child a Smartphone is Like Giving Them a Gram of Cocaine, Says Top Addiction Expert
A leading happiness researcher says we’re giving our kids bad advice about how to succeed in life
Kids need structure more than warmth from their parents, according to a top pyschologist
6 Things Parents Should Know About Sending Their Kids Back to School
How to have a happy family: 7 tips backed by research
What Do Teenagers Want? Potted Plant Parents
If your kids stop believing in Santa this year
This Company Lets Kids Design Their Own Clothes
3 words that reframe ‘how was your day’
What kind of parent are you: carpenter or gardener?
Family Happiness and the Overbooked Child
The ‘Overparenting’ Crisis in School and At Home from NPR
‘Teens Get a Bad Rap’: The Neuroscientist Championing Moody Adolescents
SAS: Ten Mistakes You Should Allow Your Middle Schooler to Make
The perils of pushing kids too hard

3 Things Parents Must Tell Their Children When They Begin a Musical Instrument

This Mother’s Description of Her Tween’s Brain is a Must-Read for All Parents

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Like the Lap Belt on a Roller Coaster, Teens Will Test You to See if You Will Hold

Richard Weissbourd: Raising Caring, Respectful and Courageous Children, and Preventing Cruelty and Bullying

How Fighting With Your Teen Impacts Development
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