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2011

The thousands of parenting articles here, hand-picked since 2006 from around the world, highlight the importance of parents' involvement for the good development of bright and happy children.

The Father Who Quit his Well-Paid Job to Spend Time with his Daughter

- Arnand Iyer, a San Francisco tech guru, “felt terrible” when he came back home too many nights only to find his 2-year-old daughter Ava already asleep. A painful experience and feeling that many working parents know too well. “I wasn’t spending any time with her in the evening,” said Iyer, …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #296: Poor Mathematics Skills…

       

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5 Phrases Parents Should Avoid Saying to their Children

- A lot of parents try to teach their children how to behave well in social situations, in the hope that this good behavior will become a natural habit. However, many parents give – unintentionally – only “parrot” responses to their children. There are five common counter-productive phrases that parents …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #295: Children’s Development Is at its Greatest…

       

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Study: Children’s Brain Size Can Be Molded by Experience

- According to a study led by Kimberly Noble, a professor of pediatrics at both Teachers College, Columbia University and at the university’s medical school, with Elizabeth Sowell, a researcher at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, as senior author: the development of children’s and teenagers’ brains seems to be linked to family income. …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #294: Kindergarten Students Learn More…

       

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What Do Parents of Successful Children Have in Common?

Most parents want their children to succeed at school and later in their professional career. So far, even if nobody has discovered the perfect parenting recipes, psychologists have determined seven factors that can significantly help parents to raise great achievers. Discover here what parents of the most successful children have in …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #293: Many Children in Kindergarten…

       

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5 Parenting Mistakes You Might Regret Later

- Raising children is one of the most exciting and rewarding adventures a woman or a man can experience, but also one of the most challenging. Parenting is a long-lasting journey that will affect our children for life. Along the way, we are fully aware we are doing some mistakes, …
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ChildUp Early Learning Quote #292: Underestimating our Youngest Students…

       

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