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Mom & Dad I want to read?

Mom & Dad I want to read?

Ever parents ears are waiting for remarks like these!!  

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Rock around the Clock

Rock around the Clock

by Kaelan O’Fallon (assisted by NFK team expert)

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4 activities to nudge your kids closer to you this Thanksgiving

4 activities to nudge your kids closer to you this Thanksgiving

by Chronis Lalas and intern Antastasia Varakli

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How scheduling as a habit for children enhances productivity?

How scheduling as a habit for children enhances productivity?

by Niyati Mehta, research and findings assisted by Amnah Ahmad (Intern)

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For Fathers Day: Praise efforts, not intelligence

For Fathers Day: Praise efforts, not intelligence

by Tom Carr illustration and visual nudge by Niyati Mehta

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This Father’s Day NFK urges all dads out there to try some of these nudges!

This Father’s Day NFK urges all dads out there to try some of these nudges!

by Tom Carr visual nudge by Niyati Mehta, illustration by Frank Coyller

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When They Won’t Budge, Give ‘Em a Nudge!

When They Won’t Budge, Give ‘Em a Nudge!

by Tom Carr author of newest book, GOT GRIT?

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Sitting too long for any activity at home/school. It is hard to FOCUS!

Sitting too long for any activity at home/school. It is hard to FOCUS!

Stacey Schmick Shoecraft M.Ed. 5th grade Math and Science teacher Certified Edmodo Trainer

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A visual cue is worth a thousand instructions

A visual cue is worth a thousand instructions

Kaye Otten feels that in her twenty-five year career as an educator, she have often used visual supports to prevent problem behaviors.

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What would Batman eat ?

What would Batman eat ?

Kids are easily influenced by their favorite characters. They might even use them as models.

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Who wants X-ray vision carrots ?

Who wants X-ray vision carrots ?

Here is a useful – yet simple – insight from Behavioral Science : Kids are sensitive to the way different food items are labelled.

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Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat healthier food ? The solution might be simpler than you think.

Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat healthier food ? The solution might be simpler than you think.

In a study, the famous researcher Brian Wansink and his colleagues found that a simple sticker of a well-known character nudges kids toward eating apples instead of cookies.

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The Illusory Alternative

The Illusory Alternative

The « illusory alternative »

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