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Caption: Claudia Quigg
Unwilling to allow his son to continue in this self-centered orientation, he chose to have a much-needed talk with this otherwise-terrific young man.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:36
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"Legend of Slappy Hooper" and "Lazy Jack"

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:09
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Today in America, as many as 500,000 children work as hired labor in our fields and orchards. They are among the least protected of all working chi...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Claudia Quigg
When that peace-shattering event occurs, all our smugness evaporates. At first we recoil in denial. And then reality sets in when we’re faced with...

  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
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Would you want your children exposed to pesticide drift at home and at school? Potatoes grown in northern MN are routinely sprayed, putting childr...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: The Working Coast campers set out fishing on their last day., Credit: Laine Kaplan-Levenson
South Louisiana’s Terrebonne Parish has low unemployment — there are lots of jobs in offshore services. So many that there could be a shortage of l...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:46
Caption: Claudia Quigg
And so it goes with siblings, those creatures who most closely share our DNA and our childhood experiences. Sometimes we despise them, and often w...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
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Classics for Kids is a fun introduction to classical music for kids of all ages. Each month focuses on a different composer. In September, 2014 it...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Classics for Kids is a fun introduction to classical music for kids of all ages. Each month focuses on a different composer. In September, 2014 it...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Classics for Kids is a fun introduction to classical music for kids of all ages. Each month focuses on a different composer. In September, 2014 it...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Classics for Kids is a fun introduction to classical music for kids of all ages. Each month focuses on a different composer. In September, 2014 it...

Bought by KUHF


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Claudia Quigg
I’m not the first to notice or comment on the relentless schedules that have families living in their cars with one eye on the clock and the other ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:35
Caption: Claudia Quigg
This week has brought outrageous giggles, a writing lesson, some highly-sought-after information, and some new social insights, all the gifts of bo...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Claudia Quigg
There’s a new bird’s nest in the oak tree in your backyard, but you might look right past it. You’ve observed droves of such nests before and you m...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 02:19
Caption: Claudia Quigg
They’re calling it “Social Surrogacy,” this new practice of affluent parents delegating the tasks of pregnancy and childbirth to another person. S...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Claudia Quigg
In the everyday lives of families, water becomes a significant part of the routine this time of year. Sweaty bodies need more baths. Kids out of ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Closer than classmates, more sensational than siblings, cousins are a boon to growing up.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Dads love their babies just like moms do. But they have a very different way of showing that love.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Kids don’t need easy childhoods to grow up happy. They need parents who love them and who teach them how to successfully face hardship. Kids deve...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:25
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Welcome to the summer season with your kids. Even if they act like monkeys sometimes, here’s hoping these warm days bring some particular pleasure...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Memorial Day provides a healthy opportunity for children to be assured that people who’ve died are still part of our lives in both memories and the...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
Caption: Claudia Quigg
When it comes to teaching children to be unafraid of people with disabilities, earlier is better.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:38
Caption: Claudia Quigg
If you haven’t been around a continuously crying baby lately, you might not realize how stressful it is. We adults are hard-wired to respond to th...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Claudia Quigg
I was thinking about this Ever-Blooming Hydrangea this week as I listened to a young educator’s observation about a four-year old she was observing...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Ellen Galinsky is founder and president of the Families and Work Institute. In her book, Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:56