Parenting

New parents face conflicting advice on many fronts – but one area where doctors and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree is on creating the safest sleep environment for a baby. Mom and newborn medicine physician, Dr. Jagruti Anadkat, offers the latest advice from the AAP on safe sleep. Visit Children’s MomDocs (a blog by
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This step-by-step guide makes maintaining your child’s fringe (or your own!) a total breeze. Here’s exactly how to cut bangs. Straight, wavy or curly: Every type of mane looks good with a fringe. Plus, it’s a signature component of many popular hairstyles for boys and girls alike. “Now, you see a lot of little boys
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New approaches are creating new ways for students to thrive Over the past couple of years, COVID-19 has upended almost every aspect of life, and the way private schools operate has been no exception. Although the pandemic caused massive disruption, it also sparked creativity and ingenuity. Private schools have developed an array of new ways
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At private schools, small classes yield big benefits for students Private schools prioritize learning in a variety of ways, but one of the most significant is their collective commitment to keeping class sizes small. Whereas public schools may have upwards of 30 students or more in a classroom, private schools often cap class size to
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With Queen Elizabeth’s funeral around the corner, some people are wondering if any royal children will attend—and if kids should attend funerals in general. With Queen Elizabeth‘s funeral around the corner, some people are wondering if the royal children will attend. The question comes up in many families. Funerals make many parents nervous. They’re events
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From specialized classes to high-tech tools, private-school students are well-equipped for the future These days, discussions about quality education and setting kids up for success invariably include the importance of STEM. But what is STEM? Why does it matter? And how are private schools prioritizing STEM to help students become the leaders, innovators and game-changers
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As pregnancy brings many normal changes for your body, it can be challenging to identify red flags that may point to premature labor, even if you are far from your due date. So how can you know if you are experiencing preterm labor? Here are the symptoms you may be able to recognize at home.
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Deciding to send your child to a private school is the first step on an exciting educational journey. Still, the next step is often a lot more challenging: selecting which private school they’ll attend. “Choosing a school is a big, and sometimes emotional, decision for a family,” says Hilary Adamson, executive director of enrolment at
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How to Teach Kids Respect in 3 Simple Steps! The Parenting Junkie teaches how to teach kids respect. With peaceful parenting it can seem like if we don’t demand respect from our children they will never learn how to respect us as parents. A parent wrote to me recently and said, “I totally believe in
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