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Eight things you must consider before choosing a preschool

Notes: This is a guest post from Evelyn Nichols M.Ed of Mighty Bambinis and explains the reasoning behind the questions found in the YPM Preschool Visit Checklist, which you can download and take with you on preschool tours – it’s relevant for children ages ~1-5. Click here to download the checklist Also, check out the…

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How (and why!) to set family goals

The new year is (almost!) here and that means one thing: new year’s resolutions. Some 68 percent of us set a goal (though we often give them up, too), and most of us vow to eat healthier, exercise, and save (more) money.  But since 91 percent of Americans surveyed say that family is the most…

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Why does parenting advice seem to change so often?

by Jen Lumanlan of Your Parenting Mojo and Lee and Elise Procida of Parentifact     Only a few generations ago, it made sense to ignore expert parenting advice. Most of it was nonsense.   In the early 20th century, parents were instructed by books and manuals to always keep their childrens’ heads pointed north,…

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Don’t homeschool because you’re afraid of school shootings

Dramatic responses are understandable after traumatic events because want to distance ourselves from the pain, and ‘make sure it never happens again.’ I saw a lot of articles in the weeks immediately after the Florida school shooting discussing how parents were considering homeschooling because they were afraid; another recent spate of articles note that there…

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