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The Parent Show Blog

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Tips for Getting Kids to Voluntarily Practice a Musical Instrument

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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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How to Encourage Imaginative Play

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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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