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The Parent Show

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‘Tiger Mother’ Amy Chua created an outrage recently when she admitted that she once forced her 3-year-old daughter to practice a complex piano piece over and over again – denying her dinner, water and bathroom breaks – until it was perfected. While Chua’s actions were … read more

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For those of us still haunted by the ghosts of science fairs past, the thought of encouraging our kids to become young scientists can be a bit daunting – especially if it means coming up against a seemingly endless series of really tough “why” questions. … read more

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Did you know that there are more bilingual people in the world than there are monolingual people? According to the Associated Press, 66 percent of the children in the world are raised to speak two languages — but only 6.3 percent of the children in … read more

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Who says work and play don’t mix? In the first episode of The Parent Show, Angela chats with ImaginOcean creator and puppeteer extraordinaire John Tartaglia about the important role imaginative play has in kids’ development. Yes, that’s right: good old-fashioned make-believe. It’s been squeezed out … read more

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