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Learning Rx: A Review of the Cognitive Skills & Brain Training Facility

“He’ll grow out of it,” they said. They being every friend, colleague, teacher, counselor, or stranger in the grocery store line I confided in with my worries about my son’s seeming stubbornness about doing school work. Despite testing into our school’s gifted program and usually topping his class scores in reading and math, my younger […]

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Bullying: How to Help if Your Child is a Victim

The past week has had me thinking about bullies a lot…and sadly not because I just watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, although that program serves as a case study in bullying and toxic masculinity. From the moment Rudolph comes into the world, even his own father expresses shame over the fact that he looks different. […]

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Join the Music Fun at Kindermusik with Anne Hendrix!

Kindermusik is an international music and movement program for children newborn to six. Each minute of class facilitates your child’s musical, language, cognitive, physical, social and emotional development. We provide amazing online home materials – music, stories, educational games and crafts to continue the fun and learning at home. Our 45-minute classes meet weekly and […]

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The Montessori School and the “Love and Logic” Approach

Each school year The Montessori School plans a robust Parent Education program as part of its commitment to the community. The program consists of speakers, panels, and seminars meant to offer additional resources to parents and educators. The year, TMS is excited to host Dr. Charles Fay at the Bessie Smith Hall on Friday, September […]

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Your School Parent-Teacher Group Needs You

Your School Parent-Teacher Group Needs You

You’ve probably heard the cliché “It takes a village…” when it comes to raising children. I would dare to say that many of you have carefully cultivated your village – creating carpools; watching out for your friends’ kids, and even correcting their behavior at events or when they visit your home; cheerleading their efforts; and […]

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Parenting Transitions High School Edition

It Ain’t Easy Being (a) Teen: 7 Tips for a Smooth Transition into High School

I still remember the morning my friend Laura taught me the secret to leaving our weekly toddler playgroup without tears and meltdowns – either by my son or me – when I felt incapable of the seamless transitions Laura and her sweet daughter Lily always seemed to make. With six months more of parenting under […]

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