Lauri Sullivan

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Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

It's become the new buzz phrase in education: "Got grit?"<p>Around the nation, schools are beginning to see grit as key to students' success — and just as important to teach as reading and math.<p>Experts define grit as persistence, determination and resilience; it's that <i>je ne sais quoi</i> that drives one …

Signs Your Child Might Have Asperger's Syndrome

Keep in mind, however, a child who has some of the red flags mentioned doesn't necessarily have Asperger’s. Diagnosis is a job for a doctor; these …

10 Things Parents Can Do to Help Eliminate Bullying

Talk and listen to your kids every day.<p>Research shows that adults are often the last to know when children are bullied or bully others. You can …

Bullying

Spring Cleaning: 13 Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Involved

Here are 13 ways to take the tedium out of and put the teamwork into spring cleaning.<p>Pump up the music!<p>Nothing makes the time pass more quickly and …

Kids

Tooth Fairy Letter Written By Best Principal In The World

Many adults would have dismissed a Grade 3 girl's desperation over losing her tooth in the school playground. But her principal took it seriously, …

Lose those batwings! 5 weeks, 5 exercises for arms and shoulders

Get tank top ready from home with this upper body workout designed by certified trainer Jessica Smith. All you’ll need is a set of dumbbells (3-10 pounds) or similar weighted objects (such as two 16-ounce water bottles). Do each exercise back-to-back with little to no rest in between, repeating the …