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One R-rated movie you may want your kid to see

Bully, a harrowing documentary set to premiere later this month, takes a close-up look at the bruising experience of bullied children and the obliviousness of the adults around them.

Find out why you may want to ignore the R-rating and watch this movie with your child.

Emergency homeschooling

What happens when it’s halfway through the year and your child’s school is a colossal fail?

For a growing number of parents the only solution is a drastic one: to pull their children out and teach them at home. Learn more about emergency homeschooling — and how one mom made it work.

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