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To Date or Not To Date? When is Your Child Ready?

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According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children, on average, are now beginning to date at 12 ½ for girls and 13 ½ for boys. How we define dating, however, could change these averages. The recent trend among early adolescents is for boys and... Read full article

Simple Storytelling

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Tell Me About The Good Ol' Days... Read full article

Fostering Parent-Teacher Partnerships with Technology

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Fostering Millie’s sense of curiosity is important to her parents. “If Millie expresses an interest, we let her investigate it and see what new ideas are sparked along the way,” says Sharla Myers about her youngest daughter, a rising second-grader at... Read full article

Parenting Advice from The Sopranos?

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I was a high school senior when The Sopranos debuted 20 years ago. I lived in the middle of nowhere, Oklahoma, and didn’t have basic cable let alone access to HBO to see the cultural juggernaut as it was airing for the first time. ... Read full article

Safely Raising Vegetarian Children

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Vegetarianism among teenagers and adults is on the rise, and this trend is certain to increase the number of children that will be raised as vegetarians.... Read full article



Raising the Next Gene Kelly

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Expectations and gender roles are defined for young children long before birth.... Read full article

Percentiles Explained: Understanding Your Child’s Growth Charts

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Learn how to understand your child’s growth charts.... Read full article

Local Academic Resources & Services

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When it comes to academics, our little scholars need help sometimes, and the Baton Rouge area offers a lot of academic assistance options. We’ve gathered information about tutors, homework help, test prep, and resources to help you through the school... Read full article

Staying Calm In The Face Of Rudeness

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Rudeness and bad attitudes are more about forming a self than most parents realize. Building a self takes a long time. ... Read full article

Sing it Clean

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Seven Silly Songs to Get the Chores Done... Read full article

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