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Giving Kids The Autonomy They Need and Deserve
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Giving Kids The Autonomy They Need and Deserve

My daughters have had certain freedoms from just about day one — freedom to dress themselves how they wish, style their hair in any way that makes them happy, pick their school lunch snacks, become vegetarians, freely challenge the ideas of their parents, and on and on — but we […]

Making The Case For The Summer Slide
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Making The Case For The Summer Slide

Remember when summer was all about games, puzzles, playing outdoors, being creative, staying up late, sleeping in, running through sprinklers, watching TV in the a/c, and making new friends in camp? Remember when summer was about childhood exploration, riding bikes, reading books for pleasure, trading baseball cards and enjoying a […]

Teaching My Daughters To Love Baseball
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Teaching My Daughters To Love Baseball

Every year around this time, I have some version of the same conversation as I try to get my daughters to love baseball. “3 strikes is an out” “A foul ball is a strike except if there’s already 2 strikes” “A runner can tag up and try to advance to […]

Examining Traditions And Skipping the Jersey Shore
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Examining Traditions And Skipping the Jersey Shore

There are many ways to make friends in this world. Buying someone a beer or a good cup of joe is often a quick way to endear yourself to a stranger. Being a thoughtful co-worker also tends to increase your friendship circle exponentially. One method that might not rank high […]

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