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Teaching Kids Diversity: “Sonya Sahni and the First Grade”

Teaching diversity to children can be challenging and intimidating for parents. With the current political and social climate of America, it has become more relevant that parents take the initiative to help children understand cultural differences. Our efforts to teach diversity to kids must be intentional and strategic to ensure age appropriate understanding. Dr. Soma…

How Can We Make Science Interesting to Kids?

This school year is under way. Students everywhere have started new classes and many have encountered science in their curriculums. As a scientist myself, I’d like to think that most of the students in those science classes are there because they’re excited to learn about how our universe works. And while I know (or hope)…

Meet Mary Cantwell: Helping Families Sleep Better

Becoming a parent brings immeasurable joy. With that joy, come sleep deprivation and the challenges of getting your child on a sleep schedule. Adequate sleep for both mom and baby is vital to maintaining optimal health; physically, mentally and emotionally. Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Mary Cantwell of Rest to Your Nest, understands this all too…

Turkey on the Table: Teaching Kids Gratitude

Moms desire to give their children the best life has to offer. Yet sometimes the best doesn’t always translate into gratitude. Kerry Maunus and April George, founders of Turkey on the Table, are 2 moms who have made it their mission to teach kids across the world not only how to be grateful, but to…

SIX WAYS TO GET YOUR CHILD THROUGH A STRESSFUL SITUATION

“She has a brain tumor.” I hated those words. My sweet, never-hurt-anyone’s-feelings-on-purpose (except maybe her brothers’) daughter had a tumor in her head. That was why she tripped more than usual and her hand rested in strange positions. And if we didn’t go in for neurosurgery, her movement, her sight, and her mind would all…

CEOMOM Talks with Annie Parnell: Author of Missy Piggle-Wiggle Series

In 1947, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle made her debut in a series of books centered on misbehaving children and magical cures. Although written decades ago, the stories and lessons depicted in Mrs. Piggle Wiggle are as relevant today as they were then. Annie Parnell, great granddaughter of original author Betty MacDonald, understands the sustainability of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’simpact on modern parenting. In collaboration…

Helping Hurricane Harvey’s Young Victims: Sydney Paige Runs Backpack and School Supply Drive

The victims of Hurricane Harvey have lost so much: homes, cars, belongings. Right now, their immediate needs are food, water, and shelter, but in the coming days and weeks, they’ll need even more. As schools re-open, many children will be without pens, notebooks, backpacks and other school supplies. Sydney Paige has partnered with Roonga to change that by running…

3 Tips For Encouraging Your Children To Love Books In The Digital Age

Plenty of things can get between a child and a good book – TV, video games and even kid-friendly cellphone apps. But despite all those potential distractions, there’s still a place in every child’s home for the printed word and such characters as Tom Sawyer, Winnie-the-Pooh and Curious George. “Even in the digital age, the…

5 Tips For Kids And Teens Who Want To Invest In Stock

Most people put off investing in stocks because it seems intimidating and expensive — and many never end up doing it. But the earlier you start, the more likely you are to build some serious wealth. Here are five easy tips to help kids and teens get started. 1. Ask yourself: Do I want to…

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