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New School Year: How to Get Your Child Socially, Emotionally Ready

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer, and the start of a new school year for most people. Many children experience anxiety at this time, being filled with the stress of what starting school again will entail. From bullying and being nervous about making friends and having a new teacher, there’s a lot […]

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Australia Rescues Children of Dead Islamic State Fighters

Sydney, Australia.  Australia has rescued the children and grandchildren of two dead Islamic State fighters from a Syrian refugee camp. The Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said they could not be held responsible for the “crimes of their parents.” For the three surviving children of the notorious Australian militant Khaled Sharrouf, the nightmare of Syria […]

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WonderWorks Syracuse Fêtes Kids with Astronaut Meet & Greet

Syracuse, N.Y. WonderWorks in Syracuse is on an out of this world mission to inspire kids to be interested in space exploration. They will be hosting their 6th Annual WonderKids Awards Program ceremony on May 18, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Photo courtesy of WonderWorks. The event will be held at WonderWorks, located […]

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The Benefits of Virtual Workshops Fuel a Wave of the Future

Millions of parents would like to learn more about some of the most common issues surrounding kids today.  From tantrums and cyberbullying to single parenting, the more professional guidance you have, the better off you will be. Today, many parents are turning to online virtual workshops to get the information they want and need. The […]

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Orphans International Announces New Director for 20th Year

New York, N.Y. The Board of Directors of Orphans International Worldwide (OIW) announces with great pleasure the hiring of Luisa Duarte-Silva, Ph.D. as Executive Director. She will be the third permanent E.D. since the charity was founded nineteen years ago. Luisa has two adopted boys from Vietnam, has worked extensively with orphanages in Asia and […]

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New Children’s Book Offers Highly Effective Anxiety Coping Strategies

April 2nd is International Children’s Book Day, making it a great day to consider the impact that some books can have on today’s youth. One author, Reena B. Patel, is on a mission to help children learn how to identify and address stress and anxiety. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders […]

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Kids and Screen Time

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in 1970 children didn’t start regularly watching TV until they were four years old. Today, they report that children begin interacting with digital media at four months old. One look around and it’s easy to see that many children have their own cell phone, tablet, television, or […]

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11 Positive Parenting Tips Every Parent Should Know

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, by the time children have reached the fifth grade, around 80 percent of them have been physically punished. They also report that physical punishment, which includes spanking and hitting, has been shown to be ineffective and lead to more aggressive behavior. They recommend that parents use more effective […]

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