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New Peanut Allergy Guidance: Most Kids Should Try Peanuts

Jan 05, 2017 / NBC News

New peanut allergy guidelines: Even high-risk kids high risk should try them, experts say.


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Busting the Myth That We Have to Bubble Wrap Our Kids

Mar 13, 2017 / Rae Pica, Education Consultant

Children raised in a culture of fear? Well, that’s just asking for trouble.


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Teen girl arrested in school bomb plot after her father tips off police

Mar 28, 2017

The 18-year-old student is now getting the help she needs,

One More Cupcake?...Promoting Self-Control Through the Ages

Mar 27, 2017

It’s not just about food. It’s about reaching goals, achievement, and stress management.

#ToolkitTalk: Is Earlier Better?

Mar 22, 2017

@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with Ann Morrison (@AnneEMorrison), Pre-K Teacher at The Lycée Français de New York, and Rae Pica (@raepica1), Education Consultant and Co-Founder of BAM Radio Network, to chat about childhood development. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below. Our #ToolkitTalk chats occur monthly. See what's coming up next and catch up on all of the past conversations.

Fed up with 'pink and princess' shirts, 5-year-old girl writes letter to Gap

Mar 22, 2017

Alice Jacob, 5, is calling out a major fashion brand for its limited selection of gender-neutral clothing.

‘Handshake teacher’ Barry White Jr. teams with Harlem Globetrotter to delight kids

Mar 22, 2017

This time his students were surprised by Harlem Globetrotter Zeus McClurkin.

Transgender Student: I Have a 'Right to Use the Bathroom'

Mar 21, 2017

Transgender student breaks down national bathroom debate.

Op-Ed: Why Breakfast Is More Than Just a Full Stomach

Mar 20, 2017

Why should breakfast in the classroom matter to you?

60,000 kids poisoned by medicine: Don't make this common mistake

Mar 17, 2017

Don’t be fooled by 'child-resistant packaging'.

The one thing parents should say to their kids after a game is…

Mar 16, 2017

Parents can get caught up in when cheering on their child at a sports event.

Rapping Teacher Turns Social Studies Lessons Into Songs

Mar 16, 2017

Some teachers give wrap ups at the end of a lesson, but Edwards Middle School teacher David Yancey is giving his students "rap ups."

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