Parenting and Advice

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How to Promote Healthy Social and Emotional Skills During Quarantine

There are steps caregivers can take at home to help kids through this difficult time. Try out these ideas to promote social and emotional health in your home.

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Grown-Up Reads

Tips & Advice

How to Help Teens Choose the Right College Amid the Pandemic

The authors of The College Conversation recommend parents, caregivers, and students align the qualities of a prospective college or university with what matters most to them as individuals — providing a rubric and helpful conversation starters.

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Tips & Advice

6 Recommendations to Help First-Time Parents Thrive

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, author of The Bottom Line for Baby, offers first-time parents tips on what to prioritize so they can relax a little and focus on what matters most: establishing and strengthening the relationship with their child.

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Tips & Advice

7 Tips to Help Your Child Manage Their Anger

Have you ever wondered how you should respond to your child’s angry feelings and behaviors? Here are seven practical tips that you can use to help your child manage their anger.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

Back to School 2020: Reads to Get Kids Ready, Tips for Parents & Educators, and More

Get set for the new school year! Find age-specific reads and helpful insights to help kids, parents, and teachers prepare for the year ahead.

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Tips & Advice

How to Get Kids Into a Learning Mindset at Home

This fall, it may help to think of distance learning as the epitome of growth mindset in action. Let’s set our students up for learning success with a growth mindset perspective, good organization, plenty of technology practice, and, most of all, empathy.

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Tips & Advice

Tips on Balancing Virtual Learning and Work for Parents

Julie Bogart, author of The Brave Learner, offers parents advice on how to balance working from home and virtual learning — based on her experience homeschooling her five children for 17 years.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Four Developmental Signs Your Child Is Ready for Potty Training

Dr. Jazmine McCoy offers first-time parents tips on how to tell when a child is ready for potty training.

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Growing Reader

Kid-Approved Books for Struggling Second and Third Grade Readers

These tips, along with kid-approved book recommendations, will help parents and educators who have a reluctant second or third grade reader on their hands.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

More Than Your Shell: On Helping Kids Embrace Inner Beauty

The author of The Box Turtle examines the difficulties social media poses when it comes to getting kids to embrace their inner beauty and more.

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Teen

Body Positivity Starts With Parents

Laura Zimmermann, author of the YA novel My Eyes Are Up Here, discusses how being a body positivity champion for your kids starts with applying that positivity to yourself.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

19 Books for Kids About the Immigrant Experience in America

From picture books to YA nonfiction, these books inspire readers to think deeper about our fellow Americans, their stories, and their experiences.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

How to Keep Children’s Imaginations and Independence Alive

Gideon Sterer, author of the picture book From Ed's to Ned's, provides ideas for keeping children's imaginations and newfound independence alive during a global pandemic.

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Tween

Helping Your Kids Find Healthy Coping Skills

Rob Harrell, author of the new middle grade novel Wink, shares his advice for helping your kids find healthy outlets for coping.

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