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How to Study for the SAT Exam

The SAT standardized test, originally known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, provides percentile scores used by many college admissions committees in evaluating college applications. The test covers mainly reading, writing and Math reasoning skill sets. Today, several additional and separate SAT subject tests also enable young people to demonstrate advanced knowledge in specific fields, such…

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10 Ways To Help Your Child Become A Better Writer

If your kids are like mine, they don’t take well to their parents giving them advice on much of anything — academics, athletics, you name it. In many ways, I am thankful for this. My kids are independent and have learned to do their homework on their own.But I had to step in recently to help my middle-schooler with a term paper that needed a lot of help. I started with my red pen …

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Depression in Preschool Children

Many assume that depression is an adult malady that can not impact younger children; however, as the Pamela Paul reported in the New York Times (2010), children as young as preschool age can suffer from depression. If your preschool child appears to move through bouts of extreme unhappiness, preschool depression could be to blame. To ensure that she doesn’t suffer from this mental anguish any longer than necessary, be attentive to her suffering and seek to determine whether depression is at the root.

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Yoga Benefits for Kids

Yoga offers physical, mental and emotional benefits for adults and children, especially when practiced on a regular basis. Basic yoga poses offer an introduction to the low-impact form of exercise. Be prepared to make modifications to the poses and to your usual yoga routine to accommodate the creativity of children. A child-centered yoga practice gives the young participants the greatest benefit.