Monthly Archives: December 2013

International and US Styles of Early Childhood Education

By Jill Cacciola and Mary Downs Asian Countries Some of the top performing kids on the reading, math, and science Program for International Student Assessments, or PISA, come from Asian countries. Asian countries believe that starting off children with a … Continue reading

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Is a Non-Traditional Family Structure Completely Doomed for Failure? (How You Can Make Sure Your Child Thrives Despite the Odds)

Nicole Altamirano and Danielle Chandler I was watching television today, and found myself particularly struck by a commercial for breakfast cereal. My fascination wasn’t with the promises of increased fiber, or the allure of “snap, crackle, and pop.” Rather, I … Continue reading

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Types of Parenting Styles and How to Identify Yours

By Bianca Mgbemere and Rachel Telles In psychology today, there are four major recognized parenting styles: authoritative, neglectful, permissive, and authoritarian. Each one carries different characteristics and brings about different reactions in the children which they are used on. It … Continue reading

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MythBusters: Pregnancy and Parenting Edition

Amid the rapid growth of the Internet and other information technologies, finding advice and facts about pregnancy and parenting is easier than ever. As a first-time parent, how can you distinguish fact from fiction? We have come to the rescue … Continue reading

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