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What to get for someone who loves plants

By Mary Sheep

House plants: They’re chic. They’re natural and eco-friendly. They help clean the air you breathe. If you don’t have at least one plant in your home, we beg you to reconsider, because you’re truly missing out on some good stuff.  If you have someone in your life whose studio apartment doubles as a plant nursery, […]

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Child-Led Learning Inspired by Julie Bogart’s The Brave Learner

By Mary Sheep

The Parenting Junkie shows us how to do child led learning. In her book, The Brave Learner, Julie Bogart explains that you can learn everything through anything. Even if you are not homeschooling you can still inspire your child with child-led learning at home. Unschooling families can still apply this to help follow their child’s […]

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Is misused neuroscience defining early years and child protection policy?

By Mary Sheep

The idea that a child’s brain is irrevocably shaped in the first three years increasingly drives government policy on adoption and early childhood intervention. But does the science stand up to scrutiny? “Neuroscience can now explain why early conditions are so crucial,” wrote Graham Allen and Iain Duncan Smith in their 2010 collaboration, Early Intervention: […]

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E-A-T and the Quality Raters’ Guidelines – Whiteboard Friday

By Mary Sheep

Posted by MarieHaynes EAT — also known as Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness — is a big deal when it comes to Google’s algorithms. But what exactly does this acronym entail, and why does it matter to your everyday work? In this bite-sized version of her full MozCon 2019 presentation, Marie Haynes describes exactly what E-A-T […]

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Child-Led Learning // How to Make Harry Potter a Homeschool Curriculum

By Mary Sheep

Child-Led Learning // How to Make Harry Potter a Homeschool Curriculum The Parenting Junkie takes us on a journey through child-led learning. Child led learning is when you follow the child’s interest and allow them to learn through that interest they have. As opposed to parent led learning, childled learning still involves parents but more […]

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Adult Tantrums: Is Yelling at Our Kids Effective?

By Mary Sheep

Adult Tantrums: Is Yelling at Our Kids Effective? The Parenting Junkie takes on the topic of adult tantrums. Have you ever had a full blown temper tantrum? Maybe it didn’t look quite like your child’s temper tantrums in which they throw themselves on the floor and hit, kicked and screamed but you yourself have also […]

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