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Here are the top ten articles for the Sons Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. What the Common Core Standards Mean
The term Common Core Standards is all over the news and, most likely, your child's school. What are these standards? What do they mean for your son and his education?
2. Why a Boy Needs a Dog
A boy and his dog is a cliche, but there are many reasons why boys and dogs go together like peanut butter and jelly!
3. Dyeing Easter Eggs with Kool-Aid
Breaking out the Kool-Aid instead of the old standby dye when dyeing your Easter eggs will likely delight your sons, so give it a try this year as you make a new memory and, perhaps, even start a new tradition.
4. Ways to Save on School Supplies
As hard as it is to believe, summer has barely started when it is time to think about going back to school again. School clothes and supplies don't have to be a major expense, though, if you plan ahead.
5. When Little Boys Dress Like Girls
Recent events in the news have made some parents wonder if it is normal for their sons to dress up in girls' clothes. Psychologists agree that such behavior is completely normal, and is even complimentary of your parenting style.
6. Learn Anything on YouTube
Over the past couple of years I have realized that one can learn anything on YouTube. From piano lessons, to art ideas, to car and appliances fixes, if it can be taught, someone is teaching it for free on YouTube!
7. Resources at Your Public Library
If you havenít checked out your public libraryís webpage lately, you definitely want to log on to see what youíve been missing!
8. Learning and Intelligence Diagnostic Tests
Knowing that your son does not think in quite the same way as other boys, but not being able to pinpoint the difference can be very frustrating, but there are diagnostic tests that, when administered by qualified professionals, can help you figure out his individual needs.
9. Unabridged vs.Abridged Books
If there is one subject on which librarians (and many parents) feel strongly, it is abridged classics: some love them and some hate them. What few seem willing to admit is that each side has some good points. Without further ado, then, here are the benefits of each:
10. Having a Baby After 40
Having a baby after 40 can rock your world! Whether planned or not, having a baby after 40 is quite different from having a baby at 25.
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