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Archives for February 2015

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Tween Dating: An Introduction

by Ronald A. Rowe February 5th, 2015| Social, Tweens
Dating.  It’s a topic most parents hoped to avoid a little longer.  But here you are, with a tween at home and all around her friends are “dating” classmates.  And there’s this boy in math class…

Take a deep breath.  It may not be as bad as you think.  Then
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Guns in the Classroom

by Ronald A. Rowe February 4th, 2015| Elementary, Safety
There has been a lot of talk recently about allowing - or even encouraging - elementary school teachers to bring guns to the classroom.  As with any charged issues, there are two sides to the argument and both have their merits.  Here are a few of the salient points
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Teaching the Golden Rule to Preschoolers

by Joe Lawrence February 3rd, 2015| Preschool, Social
Being a parent to a preschooler is a constant adventure. Everyday there is something new to learn and discover. Sometimes the lessons are as simple as what colors are made from mixing others together. Other times, the lessons are universal to those of any age like social interactions with
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How to Plan a Healthy Pregnancy

by R. Carnavale February 2nd, 2015| Pregnancy
Once you've decided to get pregnant, your goal is to have a healthy pregnancy and to get the process rolling as quickly as possible, so some preconception planning is in order. The first thing to do is to schedule an appointment with your health care provider, especially if you're