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Being an Effective Parent

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Parents often become less involved in the lives of their children as they enter the middle grades. What can I do to be a good parent for my early adolescent child?

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Bumps, No Boulders

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Mention being the parent of a young adolescent and other adults may roll their eyes and express their sympathy.

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Age-By-Age Toy Buying Guide

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Based on child development research, the following guide will help in your selection of toys for various age groups. Some playthings are recommended for more than one age category, as children of different ages often enjoy the same toy, each playing with it at his or her own level.

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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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Ten Books Your Child Should Read By Age 10

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Two experts on children's literature share their thoughts on some of the best-known books for kids.

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