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January 4, 2013
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Malala the Role Model

Cheers were heard around the globe when Malala Yousafzai was discharged from the hospital, nearly three months after Taliban gunmen shot her in the head while she rode a school bus home. If you feel your children are old enough … Continue reading

January 3, 2013
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Parenting the Type-A Child

I knew my son Noah had a Type-A personality just days after his birth. I was on the phone with my husband when I heard our 3-day-old infant cooing in his bassinet. As I walked toward the bedroom, his coos … Continue reading

January 1, 2013
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Is Preschool Necessary? Deciding to Forgo Early Childhood Development

We’ve all heard that early childhood development is important. But how early is too early? I empathize with the many working moms who face a heartbreaking struggle when maternity leave is over and it’s time to leave that tender-sweet infant … Continue reading

January 1, 2013
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Spoiled Brat: How Can I Avoid Raising an Overindulged Child?

In a previous post, I struggled with the decision to purchase discount season tickets to Six Flags, which includes Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor and parking for a family of four. Nice, but is that the making of a spoiled brat? … Continue reading

December 30, 2012
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Ambidexterity: My Child is Both Right and Left Handed

My 3-year-old is playing a game on his leap pad as he switches between his right and left hand with grace. And he’s perfectly positioned the stylis between his fingers. I didn’t teach him that. Yet ambidexterity is something I’d … Continue reading