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Jen Deinlein: Having difficult conversations can help other moms

You’re probably very aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a sister of Zeta Tau Alpha fraternity, with breast cancer awareness and education as our national philanthropy, I’ve been proud to also help honor survivors. But it’s in the past year that I’ve become aware of someone else we should celebrate: the “previvors” ...

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5 ways to encourage your kids to give back (access required)

Children tend to be more quick to act on their grudges and slow to return favors, according to a new study, but researchers said children can learn how to give back. The study, which included a total of 330 children, was conducted by the Child Rends News Service and was designed to find out if ...

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Tips for having a low-risk Halloween (access required)

Like nearly everything else in 2020, this year’s Halloween holiday will be unlike any before. In September, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classified traditional trick-or-treating where treats are handed to children to go door to door as a high-risk activity for spreading COVID-19. While traditional trick-or-treating might prove to be too risky ...

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When parents and grandparents disagree (access required)

When grandma offers ice cream before lunch or grandp aallows two hours of “Minecraft,”most likely they just want their grandchildren to be happy and feel loved. Parents often disagree. Half of parents clash with grandparents over parenting issues, which can cause major strife in their relationships, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health ...

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Home School 237 Is Failing

Some parents just do not have the luxury or the option to stay home to solely focus on their children and running their homes. I am one of those parents that must work in order to keep a roof over our heads, shoes on our feet, and food to stock the fridge. Right now I ...

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Meditation tips for kids (access required)

Meditation has caught on with adults in the last few years as a way decrease the stress in their lives. It’s estimated that between 200 and 500 million people meditate worldwide and 40% of U.S. adults meditate at least once a week to relieve stress and anxiety. While adults are dealing with the ever-changing stresses ...

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Keeping kids’ data private (access required)

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) imposes certain requirements on operators of websites or online services directed to children under 13 years of age, and on operators of other websites or online services that have actual knowledge that they are collecting personal information online from a child under 13 years of age. The act ...

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