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5 Fool-Proof Tips for Raising Kids in the 21st Century (A Parody – Or Not)

By Phil Mullins Raising children today can certainly be a difficult and grueling task. Knowing how to effectively navigate the often will-crushing, despair-infested waters known as parenthood has never been easy. Until now. Pay heed to these simple child-rearing tips, and you’ll be captain of the S.S. Good Parent in no time. 1. Social Media…

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5 Ways To Get Teens To Love Reading

By Samantha Saunders As an English teacher I have had parents reveal to me in hushed tones, as though imparting some secret information – “He used to read all the time in primary school. But then he just stopped.” Why does this happen, this perceived halting to the reading practices of our youth? When do…

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What Do Your Kids Hear When You Yell At Them?

By Beverly Entin The other day as I was leaving the gym, I heard a man yelling at his son. The conversation went something like the following: Dad: “I’m so sick and tired of hearing how you can’t get along with anybody.” Kid: “But Dad, you have to let me tell you what really happened.”…

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3 Reasons You Should Not Over-Protect Your Kid

By Rio Canete There is no perfect formula when it comes to parenting. Parents want to shelter their kids from every heartbreaking moment or situations to the extent of over-protecting them. The role of the parents is to teach the kids to live responsibly and become a well-rounded individual. However, as parents, how will you…

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5 Common Slip-Ups Parents Make

By Rio Canete Generally, children are clumsy, naughty, won’t listen to what you say, won’t do what you tell them to do. This oftentimes makes parents lose their patience and end up barking angry words towards their children. Undoubtedly, parents don’t mean what they let out. However, not all parents realize that venting their frustrations…