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Excellent Resource for Both Educators and Parents – Parents Article

Standardized testing is as much a part of school today as reading and math classes. Unfortunately, although most kids eventually learn to read and do the math necessary to carry them through life, many do not learn to take the tests that SHOW they have learned the reading and math. Whether parents and teachers like it or not, the student’s ability to do well on standardized tests is increasingly important, and not only to the student. Teachers and schools are…

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PRIDE 2019 Children’s Books to Celebrate Diversity – Parents Article

People around the world are celebrating diversity and inclusivity this month to mark the month of Pride. Each year this month is the perfect time to talk about social and self-acceptance, achievements and legal rights. It’s also a reminder that growing up in 2019 means our little ones will face society very different to the one we grew up in. So, what is the best way that parents can prepare their little ones for the world today? To help, BookTrust,…

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Asahiyama Zoo, Shirogane Blue Pond, Shirahige Falls – Parents Article

Among all the local tours that we’ve joined in Hokkaido, this one checked all the boxes for a good time – organized with ample time for each attraction, buffet lunch included, clean and comfortable coach to sit on, bilingual tour guide and sufficient toilet breaks (important for kids LOL). The tour covers 3 famous attractions – Asahiyama Zoo, Shirogane Blue Pond and Shirahige Falls, perfect for those who don’t drive. This is also one of the most popular tours on…

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Feng Shui: Fostering Love and Harmony in Your Home – Parents Article

When it comes to establishing a sense of harmonious order in your home, it is important to consider certain principles. The ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui is a great place to start; it is centered around the idea that the energies of any given space can be balanced, or equalized, by a strategic positioning of furniture and many other items in the home. These teachings (Feng meaning wind in Chinese, and Shui meaning water) are based on an underlying…

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Single mother myths that are complete bullsh*t – Single Mum, Parents Article

Is it time to put an end to single mother myths?You don’t have to be a single mum for long to experience societal stigmas. You may gradually notice chinks of negativity linked to your social standing. That society is designed for clichéd family units to which you no longer belong. Potential employers become discriminatory. Banks and rental agencies become hesitant. Social invites dry-up and married friends slink away.Is it that by being the female half of a relationship breakdown, we…

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Guide To – Successful Parenting – Parents Article

If your kids appear to be out of control; if you feel you are failing in the role of Mommy or Daddy; if you find yourself counting the days until your kids go off to college, it should be enlightening to realize that you aren’t alone! Remember when your child was a newborn? The wonder and awe of actually creating a new life was overwhelming. Nothing could compare with the love and bonding that develops between a parent and child.Wouldn’t…

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That Friday Linky – Twin Mummy and Daddy – Parenting Twins Article

It’s Friday again, which means it’s That Friday Linky time again! Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile.…

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My Elderly Parents: Vision Loss – Parents Article

Very few of us are surprised that our eyesight may deteriorate over time and will correct our vision easily enough with contact or corrective lenses, but one out of three of us will develop a vision-reducing disease by the time we reach age 65. Four of the most common vision-reducing diseases among the elderly are: glaucoma, cataract, diabetic retinopathy (disease of retina) and age-related macular degeneration. Medical advances have made these diseases somewhat treatable with various medical procedures. Some of…

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Fostering Beginning Braille Literacy Skills in a Supportive School Library Setting! – Parents Article

School Libraries! A placed filled with endless literacy opportunities and reading adventures. Just take one look around your school library and you will find numerous ways to foster reading, writing and literacy skills in the large print and Braille reader. Find countless positive ways to successfully instruct, integrate and model the seemingly endless low vision and Braille educational tools! Foster the use of large print, twin vision (Braille / print) and Braille specialized materials into library lessons along with sighted…

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A DIY, New-Mom, No-Money, No-Time Home Tour – Parenting Twins Article

The day my husband and I moved out of the city and into our new suburban home was a very big day for us. Yes, moving is a huge undertaking, but it’s also the day I found out I was pregnant with my first (and only to date) child.When I bought the house I had many grand ambitions for design and renovations for this square white box of a cookie cutter home. I now look back at those ambitions and…

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