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BASF KIDS’ LAB

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BLACK NATIVITY

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Articles in Exceptional Lives, Sponsored Content, Susan Lowry Cedotal, Mandy Cowley, Madeline Rathle and Health and Wellness

Switching Schools

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Slowing Down: Reclaiming Sanity

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So, I have a problem with over-commitment. It seems that any time there is white space on my calendar, I find some excuse to fill it. My husband often points out that I never just sit. What? Who doesn’t sit?... Read full article

Solo Sports for Introverted and Sky Kids

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Here's Where Their Abilities Shine Through... Read full article

Teaching Children Respect

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As a veteran teacher, I’ve been asked many questions about how to teach children over the years, and only once have I been a bit stumped. The mother asked me, “How do you teach respect?” After a moment’s thought, my response was, “Every single day.”... Read full article

Changing the Game: Is it Wise to Specialize?

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Gone are the days of children playing multiple sports just for fun. Now, many kids are playing one sport year round to become elite athletes. This athletic trend is called sports specialization. Is it always a good idea?... Read full article



Unknown Costs of Raising a Child with Special Needs

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Talking about money is a taboo in our culture, but sometimes the lack of available information leaves families bewildered when they find themselves in unusual circumstances. Nobody plans on having a child who has a disability, but life doesn’t always... Read full article

A Gold Medal Life: Full and Wondrous

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Julia Hawkins has been a mother for 73 years, giving birth for the first time on her 30th birthday, and now she is 103. ... Read full article

10 Ways to Build Your Toddler's Vocabulary

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Every parent wants to give their toddler a head start with regard to speaking, and experts suggest it’s easier than most people think.... Read full article

Defined by Faith

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During the 22nd week of pregnancy, Beau and Sara Dantin discovered that their baby girl, Isabel, had a brain abnormality.... Read full article

When Santa’s Not Fair

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What’s the first thing you ask a child after Christmas? Did you answer, “What did Santa bring you?” or “What did you get for Christmas?” Chances are you did, and you’re not alone. After all, you’re guaranteed a smile. And the ultimate conversation st... Read full article

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