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The Card Game (Solo Play) from GoFatherhood® – Single Dad, Parents Article

The life of a mercenary soldier in medieval times might have been harsh and tough, but even before the publication of Le Morte d’Arthur in 1485 the mythos of knights in shining armor has been a part of our culture. You know what I mean, the noble King Arthur, his lovely Queen Guinevere, the Knights of the Round Table, Sir Gawain, Sir Galahad, the evil Morgan le Fay, the kingdom of Camelot, and on and on. These courtly armored knights…

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The talk… – broke-single-dad – Single Dad, Parents Article

As parents, we know that this moment is coming.  In fact, I remember joking about it in the delivery room, staring into the adoring eyes of my eldest as I held her in one hand. Now, nine and a half years later, that moment has arrived. She’s noticed her body changing and the bodies of her friends. Her mother has also attempted to impose a preparedness kit on me, that consists of chocolates and cuddles. Niceties aside, I recognised that a growing…

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When Should I Allow My Child To Start Dating? • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

In the month of February, we are looking at relationships. We’ve looked at our co-parenting relationships, and now we want to look at when our kids are looking at dating! Last week we looked at having realistic expectations, and now we want to know about the age-appropriateness of dating. This is a common question for parents – so let’s look with a Research & Reality lens. RESEARCH: “Kids younger than age 14 years do not have the social skills needed…

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Why I’m Not Giving Social Media Access to My Kids – Parenting Twins Article

In episode 74 of the Twiniversity Podcast, Nat chats with twin mom Dani Parris about why she decided to not allow her 12-year-old son and 6-year-old boy/girl twins to have social media access or tablets. Click below to stream the podcast directly on this post, or click here to subscribe and download to your phone on iTunes. Please consider leaving us a review on Apple Podcasts to help other twin parents find us! Today’s podcast is sponsored by Table for…

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Easy, affordable meal planning for single moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

As a single mom, and for so many moms I know, the most stressful part of your day is dinner. And breakfast. And lunch.Shopping, stocking, prepping, baking, warming, and cleaning (or not …) is weighed down with the pressure to make sure your kids are not getting [at least some marginal sum of] nutritional value and you are more or less enjoying some quality time together.Quick meal planning tips:Focus on batch and freezer cookingExperiment with meal delivery services, like HelloFresh,…

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Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles – Parents Article

I love Chapter 14 of this book because it is about balancing boundaries and independence, which is something I think as parents we are always riding the line between, no matter what the age of our children. Part of boundaries and setting limits, particularly for toddlers and onward could be to offer two small choices (either one acceptable), follow through on the choices (I can hold you if you sit quietly or I can put you down), and then be…

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How to Hold a Family Together | Amy’s Story – Foster Parents Article

In recent years, millions of migrant workers from Cambodia have poured into Thailand. Today, Thailand is home to 4 million immigrants who are desperately searching for work. One place many men and women find work is on construction sites, working on one job and then moving to work on another. Often moving their family multiple times. Living and working in these conditions leaves men, women, and children extremely vulnerable to exploitation. Each day, they face the threats of trafficking or…

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Treehouse Meets with ‘State Raised’ Inmates – Foster Parents Article

02.19.2020 By Jesse Colman, Treehouse Public Relations Specialist Alongside elected officials and representatives from the child welfare, school, juvenile and criminal justice systems, a group of Treehouse employees and board members were led single file through a series of locking doors and security checks. Asked to leave their cell phones behind, their connection with the outside world closed behind them. For the next seven hours, they would get a small glimpse at prison life. In partnership with the Raikes Foundation…

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What Children Really Need to Succeed in School… and Life (with Rick Ackerly) – Parents Article

Nationally recognized educator and author Rick Ackerly joins Janet to discuss how parents can foster an environment that helps children thrive in school and in life. Like Janet, Rick’s own experience and interactions with thousands of kids have proven to him that children learn best in their own time, and in their own surprising ways. Rick and Janet discuss how parents can reduce their own anxieties about what and how quickly their children are learning and ultimately enjoy and appreciate…

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