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Love and Logic: Short audios on topics regarding your child's behavior.
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Are Chores Punishment?
Shopping and Young Children: A Powerful Learning Experience

The Love and Logic Blog
19 Questions Parents Should Be Asking Teachers
This website has some questions you can ask teachers to better clarify what's
happening in the classroom, and then help parents decide on the kind of
non-superficial actions you can perform at home to truly support the learning
of your child.

Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children's 
Executive Functioning
This is a study done with 70 six year old children. 
Very interesting! Give you child lots of free time to play!

 Why Do Kids Need to Learn Math?
This is an article about why we need to teach mathematical
computation skills to students.

Internet Safety for Children
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for 
Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help
teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, 
parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. 
With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations,
 NetSmartz entertains while it educates.

Our Goals

    Educate children on how to recognize potential Internet risks

    Engage children and adults in a two-way conversation about on- and offline risks

    Empower children to help prevent themselves from being exploited and to report
    victimization to a trusted adult

50 books every parent should read to their kids.

According to a new study, the hallowed practice of bedtime reading is falling by the wayside — and
 that some quarter of a million children in the UK do not own a single book. This is a terrible 
shame, as regular bedtime stories have been shown to increase children’s performance in school, 
and are also awesome and can help create strong lifetime bonds, both with literature and with
 parents. So, from the peanut gallery of those who loved being read to (and still wouldn’t say 
no to a bedtime story): 50 books that every parent should read to their child.
 For the purposes of this list, we’re only considering books aimed primarily at children under 10
 (according to the School Library Journal), which means you won’t find outstanding 
children’s chapter books like The HobbitA Wrinkle in Time
Patricia C. Wrede’s Enchanted Forest Chronicles, or C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia
 here, nor will you find mention of your favorite bespectacled wizard — the idea being that these
 are books kids are more likely to read for themselves, without your pesky interference. 
Of course, many parents will want to read these aloud as well, but with any luck, your kids
 will be sneaking the book open and reading ahead long after you’ve gone to bed. We’ve als
limited ourselves, for sanity’s sake, to one book per author. And finally, though these are,
 in Flavorwire’s estimation, 50 books every parent should read to their child,
 they are not the only 50 — so add any personal favorites in the comments!

Helping Kids Cope with Tragedy

2016 Pediatricians Set New Guidlines for Electronics

For children ages 6 and older, place consistent limits on the time spent using media, and the types of 
media, and make sure media does not take the place of adequate sleep, physical activity and other 
behaviors essential to health.