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10 Children’s Games You Won’t Believe Got Banned

by MAUREEN ROE JULY 10, 2013. Taken from ListVerse.com These days, being a kid is less about exploring the world and making mistakes and more about following ridiculous rules and regulations. Ironically, these rules aren’t even coming from the children’s parents, but from the governing bodies that claim to be protecting youngsters. Protect them from what? From being kids. 10. Duck, …

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20 Ways to Foster Values in Children

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. “There are little eyes upon you and they’re watching night and day. There are little ears that quickly take in every word you say. There are little hands all eager to do everything you do. And a little child who’s dreaming of the day he’ll be like you.” — author unknown What are values and why …

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How to Earn a Free $10 on Your Next Trip to the Grocery Store

Written by Carson Kohler with The Penny Hoarder and taken from http://www.thepennyhoarder.com   Want to bank an extra $10 today? Ibotta has got you covered. When you sign up and redeem your first cash-back offer, it’ll slide $10 into your account. Once you hit $20, you can cash out. There are two simple ways to use Ibotta and snag your free $10. …

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The 15 Best New Baby Products for Working Moms in 2018

By Audrey Goodson Kingo  taken from http://www.workingmother.com   Form meets function in the latest crop of top products. It’s a given that baby products just keep getting cooler every year—more sleek, stylish and practical too. But this year’s nifty new gear isn’t just pretty; these 15 must-haves also make life easier for working moms, with innovations meant to save space, time and …

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52 Character Building Thoughts for Children

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. The following quotes may be used in a variety of ways by both teachers and counselors. One idea is for a thought to be posted, read, and discussed at the beginning of each week. It could then be read daily with the students. At the end of the week ask them what they learned or how …

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100 Free Summer Activities for Kids, Adults and Everyone In Between

by: NICOLE DIEKER,with The Penny Hoarder at http://www.thepennyhoarder.com Aileen Perilla/ The Penny Hoarder Are you still looking for that great summer experience? We’ve got 100 ideas to help you make the most of your summer – and best of all, they’re all free. Yes, this means 100 free summer activities for kids, parents, friends and more. From camping to coding, use …

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15 Ideas Behind Educating Children of Prisoners

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. It is estimated that 1.5 million children in the United States have a parent in jail or prison and this number increases each year. These children are less likely to succeed in school and more likely to be involved in substance abuse and delinquent behaviors. A worthwhile goal for educators, as well as judges, lawmakers, corrections …

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12 Ways to Save Money and Add $5K to Your Bank Account This Year

Written by The Penny Hoarder on http://www.thepennyhoarder.com How much money would you like to have saved for the holidays? Or your next vacation? Or your emergency fund? Whatever your goal, the number probably seems overwhelming. Trying to figure out where several hundred or a few thousand dollars might come from is tough. Instead, break it down. Find ways to set …

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Aggressive Girls

By Leah Davies, M.Ed., http://www.kellybear.com Given to SproutVine.com with permission. Aggression or bullying can be defined as any action that inflicts physical or mental harm upon another person. Girls usually differ from boys in the type of aggressive behavior they exhibit. While boys tend to inflict bodily pain, girls most often, though not exclusively, engage in covert or relational aggression. …

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Children And The Opioid Crisis

Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund 10/27/2017 05:02 pm ET Updated Oct 27, 2017 President Trump’s announcement yesterday reminded us all that the opioid crisis is a public health emergency, but in fact it is also a national emergency and we must do so much more. Daily we read articles and see searing reports about the opioid crisis. We’ve learned about …

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