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Respectful Cell/Mobile Phone Contract

CELLPHONE CONTRACT FOR DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP Watch newsclip on non-punitive cellphone contracts A Contract for Digital Health and Safety between Parent and Child Date:_________________ CHILD I agree to always ask you for help, explanation, advice and information regarding anything I can’t … Continue reading

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Consequences or Problem-Solving?

In parenting classes, I often get asked the following question: When I give my 11 year-old daughter a consequence, she insists that I am being mean to her. I believe that it is respectful discipline. What is the difference between … Continue reading

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Unschooling To University Book is Ready to Launch!

Update!  We did it!  Thank you to all our supporters!  The book is now out and available world-wide in Amazon, Chapters, Barnes and Noble and any bookstore or library near you upon request.  Thank you!   Read more about the … Continue reading

Posted in Babies 0-1, Democratic Education, Emerging Adult Children 19-25, General Parenting, Preschoolers 3-5, School-Aged 6-12, Teenagers 13-19, Toddlers 1-2, Unschooling/Self-Directed Education | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Separation Anxiety: The $120.00 Swim Lesson- Should you push them to go or let them drop it?

Separation anxiety. Should you make them attend lessons or not? Continue reading

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Childhood Germs: How to keep your child healthy from swine flu when school starts

Parents are very concerned about Fall – a time that signals the start of school or preschool and the continuance of daycare and childcare situations. With the worldwide scare of swine flu (H1N1) parents wonder what they can do to … Continue reading

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