Tag: children

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Predict Your Kid’s Behavior! Here’s How

Predict Your Kid’s Behavior! Here’s How

Can’t figure out what drives his behavior? Here’s how to make sense of it all. “It’s like living in a house with a monster in the closet,” Ely says. He’s talking about his brother Alexander. “You have to tiptoe all the time, just in case you wake up the monster, and then the whole day...

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Let Children Get Bored Again

Let Children Get Bored Again

Boredom teaches us that life isn’t a parade of amusements. More important, it spawns creativity and self-sufficiency. “I’m bored.” It’s a puny little phrase, yet it has the power to fill parents with a cascade of dread, annoyance and guilt. If someone around here is bored, someone else must have failed to enlighten or enrich...

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Working Mothers, Ask Yourselves This Question?

Working Mothers, Ask Yourselves This Question?

Wall Street legend-turned entrepreneur Sallie Krawcheck writes about the surprising mantra she uses to guide her career: What would my children think? One lesson she hopes to impart is that your work can make a meaningful impact. Anyone searching for proof of that idea should look to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women International Summit in London,...

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Risks of Unregulated Child Care Programs in Alabama

Risks of Unregulated Child Care Programs in Alabama

The Alabama Partnership for Children and VOICES for Alabama’s Children have launched Don’t Be In The Dark About Child Care, a statewide public awareness campaign to inform parents about the health and safety risks associated with Alabama’s unregulated child care programs. Alabama is one of only seven states that allow child care programs to legally...