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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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Nurturing (Scientifically) Inquiring Minds

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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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Surprising Advantages of Bilingual Education

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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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