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Setting Compass Points for Children

Parent Talk is grateful to Dedham Country Day School for their sponsorship and willingness to share information and inspiration.  In this guest blog post,...

Beating the Back to School Blues

It’s that time of year again . . . Stay-at-home parents are popping corks and putting their feet up as the obligatory first-day-of-school photos...

The Benefits of Boredom

April vacation is here! The kids are out of school and the weather is warm, great conditions for a family vacation.  Alternately there are...

Teaching Kids Compassion

We all want our children to grow up to be kind, compassionate, happy adults. Research has shown that engaging in acts of compassion increases...