Parenting Our Children

Teen girl happily reading a book.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / January 03, 2019

Explore the world, make new friends and discover something about yourself you never, ever expected. The power to do all of these things and more can be found in the extraordinary magic of books, and you can share that awesome potential with your children each and every day.

Middle-graders happily reading books.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / January 03, 2019

Explore the world, make new friends and discover something about yourself you never, ever expected. The power to do all of these things and more can be found in the extraordinary magic of books, and you can share that awesome potential with your children each and every day.

Mother reading to her child.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / January 03, 2019

Explore the world, make new friends and discover something about yourself you never, ever expected. The power to do all of these things and more can be found in the extraordinary magic of books, and you can share that awesome potential with your children each and every day.

Little boy singing and playing a guitar.

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Elisa Chemayne Agostinho / November 09, 2018

Regularly sitting children down to write thank you notes may no longer be the order of the day, but teaching kids to acknowledge the kindness of others is always in style – and not simply because it’s the right thing to do.

Teacher showing a parent her child’s schoolwork.

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Denise Yearian / November 09, 2018

At the start of every school year, parents enter into an alliance that greatly affects their children’s academic success. Though the parent-teacher partnership begins the day your kids walk through their school’s doors, the true cooperative effort occurs during parent-teacher conference time.

Shy little girl peering out from behind a tree.

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Denise Yearian / November 09, 2018

Childhood shyness is a common concern among parents, who fear their youngsters may lack self-confidence and lag behind in social development.

Little girl asleep in bed, clutching an alarm clock.

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Malia Jacobson / October 12, 2018

Even if everyone goes to bed on time without grumbling (ha!), ensuring your family gets the rest it needs to meet the day ahead can take some doing.

Little boy getting his temperature taken.

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Jeanne Muchnick / October 12, 2018

Your child wakes up feeling miserable. They’re complaining of a stuffy nose and a sore throat but they don’t have a fever. Should you keep them home or send them off to school?