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Kids' Music for Parents Who Hate Kids' Music

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Today's music for kids does not have to be torture on a parent's ears. Below are some of our favorite well-known and not-so-well-known musicians that you'll gladly pop in ... and may even find yourself listening to when the kids aren't around.

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Simple Mommy Secrets to Choosing the Right Chores for Kids

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Several years ago I learned a Mommy Secret from my girlfriend about kids' chores that I've never forgot.

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Single-Sex Classrooms: Coming Soon to Your Local Public School

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In 1972, Title IX of the U.S. Education Act guaranteed that no educational institution receiving federal funds could discriminate on the basis of sex. So why are public schools thinking of creating same-sex classrooms?

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What Every Parent Should Know About Standardized Testing

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If your child is constantly sharpening up those No. 2 pencils, you may want to ask your child's teacher for a meeting and find out just what those test scores really mean.

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Video: Mixed Grades for No Child Left Behind

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After five years, has the No Children Left Behind bill changed education?

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Video: No Child Left Behind: Is It Working?

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A discussion about state standards, federal funding, and the No Child Left Behind legislation.

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Teaching Kids the Value of Money

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"Mommy, can we buy that?" Heard that before? Find out how to teach kids the value of money.

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Getting Your Child From No to Yes

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Before reacting negatively when your child says no, ask yourself these five important questions.

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