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Creating a Peaceful World through Parenting
November 2017
 
Does the Santa Legend Endanger Trust?
Featured article by Jan Hunt

"Children love Santa Claus, and it's not just about the presents. It's about fantasy, hope, and fun. But there's no getting around it: the Santa Claus legend has created a dilemma for parents..."
Quote of the Month - November
"They caught all the wild children, and put them in zoos; They made them do sums and wear sensible shoes; They put them to bed at the wrong time of day..."
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Exposure to pet allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk
"Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, new research reveals..."
Parent Guilt - A Silent Epidemic
Featured article by Robin Grille
"Parents everywhere agonize in secret: 'Where did I go wrong? Will my child be damaged because of what I did, or because of what I failed to do?'..."
Podcast: Exploring Unschooling
Jan Hunt answers ten questions about unschooling in this wide-ranging audio interview with Pam Laricchia.
The Parenting Magic Words
New article by Jan Hunt
"When children are uncooperative, many parents feel frustrated, and find themselves making the same mistakes that their parents made..."
 
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