Parenting: Balancing Ideals with Realities Parenting: Balancing Ideals with Realities
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

We all have in our minds an idea about what it means to be a good parent.  We think of other parents we know, of our own parents and of moments we have witnessed between parents and their children, and all of these things influence the ideals we set for ourselves.  Ideals are important inspirations […]

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Games We Used to Play Games We Used to Play
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

At a recent parent evening, I was asked about homework in the younger grades and what parents could be doing at home to help their children. I responded that they should not “drill” their kids with math facts, but should play lots of games together as I assumed they were already doing. I was met […]

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