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The Art of Listening To Children Takes At Least Three Ears

“We know that kids with quality early learning opportunities are more likely to graduate from high school, more likely to graduate from college, and more likely to earn higher income. And we know for every one dollar we invest in … Continue reading

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Time and Attention

Tell me if you’ve heard this one . . . Five birds are sitting on a telephone wire. Two decide to fly south. How many are left? Most people would say three. Actually, all five are left. You see, deciding … Continue reading

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Temper Tantrums, from Toddlers to Teens

This article (written for another online community) is rather lengthy, so I posted it here as a link as well as the full text. I’m not only a veteran, apparently I’m a rarity, a master if you will (see second … Continue reading

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Mean Moms

“Mom, I HATE YOU!” When you child says these words, it may actually be a sign you’re doing something right. I have to agree with Valerie Frankel who wrote the article in this month’s Good Housekeeping magazine, OCT 09, p.111. … Continue reading

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A True Story

Don’t Write What You Can’t Erase by Jodie Randisi I’ve had the pleasure of working as a substitute teacher for seventeen years. Over the years, it became painfully obvious to me that children of all ages were showing up to … Continue reading

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Grateful Kids are the Best!

I recently received a thank you note from our daughter and I’m here to tell you, grateful kids are the best!  It’s nice to know there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Children grow up and notice what you’ve … Continue reading

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