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Parents: A Child's First Teacher

Time's a wastin'! Make the most of the years with your children as a committed, active parent.

It doesn't matter if your children are homeschooled or in a traditional school system ... what matters is that you're creating a healthy relationship with your kids that's built on loving support, attention and commitment to their balanced growth.

This section is designed specifically for good parents who strive to be great. It offers troubleshooting advice, solutions, innovative learning games and activities, role playing and family-oriented fun. Be sure to click on the button to see a complete list of input we've collected from parents and parenting experts around the world.

Article Library

Parenting Advice & Solutions

I Swore I'd Never Say That! - Julianne Idleman

Public-School Prisons - What Crimes Have Our Children Committed? - Joel Turtel

Raise children with a wild streak - Mark Pruett

Jennie Nash's Raising a Fascinated Reader - Jennie Nash

Discover Your Child's Learning Style - Mariaemma Willis and Victoria Kindle Hodson

Six Lessons From New York State's Teacher of the Year - John Taylor Gatto

Family Games & Activities

A Holiday Curriculum - Diane Flynn Keith

Carschooling - Diane Flynn Keith