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Is Using Cannabis In Front Of Children Harmful Or Not?

Is Using Cannabis In Front Of Children Harmful Or Not?

By Berthelot Nicolas and Carl Lacharité Guest Contributors Public health agencies are warning parents about using cannabis in the presence of their children. However, parents who use cannabis say that it makes them more empathetic, more patient and more caring towards their ...

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Should Parents Help Their Children With Homework?

Should Parents Help Their Children With Homework?

By Daniel Hamlin Guest Contributor Schools across the country encourage parents to help their children with homework. Parents are listening. Helping with homework is one of the most common things that parents say they do to support their children’s learning. ...

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Dr. Spock’s Timeless Lessons In Parenting

Dr. Spock’s Timeless Lessons In Parenting

By Richard Gunderman Guest Writer The book ignited a revolution, breaking free from conventional wisdom that said children required schedules, discipline and little affection. Instead, “The Common Sense Book of Baby and Childcare,” written by Dr. Benjamin Spock and published in ...

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How To Get Your Children Talking About Their School Day

How To Get Your Children Talking About Their School Day

  By Jessica Cooke and Sheri Madigan Guest Writers “How was your day at school?” “Fine.” Does this sound familiar? This is the dreaded response to a well-intentioned question that parents might ask. The robot-sounding response is what parents hear ...

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Why Children Need Risk, Fear And Excitement In Play

Why Children Need Risk, Fear And Excitement In Play

By Mariana Brussoni Guest Writer “Be careful!” “Not so high!” “Stop that!” Concerned parents can often be heard urging safety when children are at play. Recent research suggests this may be over-protective and that kids need more opportunities for risky play outdoors. Risky play ...

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