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The lessons your kids aren’t learning in school but should

When was the last time you used trigonometry in life? Did anything ever come out of learning <i>Hot Cross Buns</i> on that annoying instrument they call a …

Learning

The Joy Of Building Blocks For Very Small Children

Building happiness and success through play.<p>Play is a fundamental part of a happy childhood. But when children are immersed in play, they’re not …

How to Give a Kid a Time Out That Counts

Time outs are the least controversial form of discipline, but they can also be done totally wrong.<p>Time outs are a less controversial discipline …

Parenting

Smart nappy changing mat lets parents track baby's growth

Parents can track their baby's growth with this smart nappy changing mat. But is more data good for mums and dads?<p>Some parents find comfort in the numbers, while experts worry too much technology can have the opposite effect.<p><i>Video produced by Cody Melissa Godwin</i>

I dropped off my first child at college: Here are 6 things I wish I had known

My feelings remind me of the start of my baby girl's life. After those first chaotic, emotional few weeks, I called my college best friend, who had a …

If I Were a Parent: Teaching kids good manners

<b>(CNN) —</b> What happens when you ask a group of elementary-school kids how they would teach their children manners if they were the parents? Based on the group of kids we brought together in Atlanta, you get a number of really good ideas. So, parents, listen up!<p>Katerina Hoysa, 8, said she would take …

To The Mom Who Desperately Needs A Break

Hey there, Mama,<p>If you have been a mom for a few days, months, or years, you share a common bond with every other mother who has walked this earth; …