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Raising a 21st Century Kid

Raising a 21st Century Kid

Everything you need to get your family ready for a happy, successful future.

PREPARING YOUR KIDS: Skills they'll need in school — and in the boardroom

Want to build a kid who has the strength, character, and drive to succeed in school—and in life? Let him fail.
Flash forward to 2034. Your 5-year-old is 25 and needs a job. Teach her these skills now and she’ll be set for life — no matter what she does.
Kids develop financial habits earlier than you think. Teach them smart ways to save and spend now, and they’ll have sharp money skills for life.
Learn how mindfulness training—simple techniques for boosting well-being and success—can help your child thrive in school and in life.
In trying to boost kids’ self-esteem, we may be tearing it down. Learn how to build a healthy sense of confidence in children.
Help your child learn how to be a good friend now — and later.
Wading through homework can be the bane of the school year. Here are 10 tips to help your kid make homework manageable.
Read our grade-by-grade guide to what social skills teachers tend to look for.

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