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    Parker Monhollon, Parker Loves Life                                   Parker Loves Life, you can see it right here in this screenshot. It came up in one of the Google+ neuroscience groups I follow. Heather Ward was putting out a distress signal: her daughter's friend Parker Monhollon had just been d […]  more>

    Free Arts for Children’s Court: Helping Kids in Difficult StraitsFree Arts is the newest organization to receive a small grant from Kars4Kids. This organization was founded in 1977 in Malibu, California  […]  more>

    Ten Top Misconceptions About ADHDMisconceptions about ADHD abound, despite the fact that at least 1 in 20 U.S. children are affected. These misconceptions about ADHD make it more difficult to identify and treat the condition, with the result that some children and adul […]  more>

    Social Emotional Intelligence in the (Much Calmer)ClassroomSocial Emotional Intelligence (SEI) is the ability to understand your own and other people's emotions and to use this information to guide your behavior. Many teachers […]  more>

    Lynette's Law: Teaching Kids to be Effective and KindI have a general rule of thumb that I call Lynette’s Law. It is basically a rule of engagement. I call it “Four Compliments To (every) One Correction!” It teaches you how […]  more>

    Milk: It's the Devil Bobby Boucher (According to Some)Milk. Some say it's really bad for you. Some say it's really good for you. What are you, as a parent, supposed to do? Who are you supposed to believe? Well, let's take a look at your choices. You can: 1) Ban your children from ever drinking milk again 2) Allow the […]  more>

    Music: What Every Parent Ought To KnowYou already knew that music could calm an infant, and help him drop off to sleep. It's why you instinctively hummed to your child, if not Brahm's Lullaby, then perhaps a nameless soft melody, you invented on the spot. All y […]  more>

    The Two Choices Technique: Charlotte's TantrumWe all know that children will test our boundaries and patience. This is normal. As parents, teachers and caretakers we need to have a whole toolbox of techniques and strategies in order to deal with c […]  more>

    Teachers As Comedians? Think back to your school days. Picture your favorite teacher. Now, picture your best friend’s favorite teacher. Chances are that they had something in common. They were funny. Indeed, some of our funniest teachers may just have been the “best” for more reasons than one. more>

    8 Keys For Co-Parenting Success After DivorceCo-parenting following a divorce can be complex, frustrating and confusing. However, every day, parents around the world are coping with the challenges and raising happy, well-adjusted children. As fo […]  more>