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December 20, 2013
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Cry Baby, Cry Baby

Who cries at their parent-teacher conference? Apparently I do. I’ve been worried about my preschooler’s academic progress since he started school four months ago. Perhaps it’s irrational, perhaps not. With all the expectations spun by Common Core Standards, I’m feeling … Continue reading

December 30, 2012
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Please Stop Whining!

Please stop whining! A child’s constant whining can send any parent over the edge. Deep breaths, it’ll pass. But is there a better way to handle it? According to this article there is, if you can understand and tap into … Continue reading

December 27, 2012
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Preschool Teacher Award

Now that the kids are on winter break, are you appreciating their preschool teachers even more? I know I am. I keep wondering how my son’s teacher is able to corral 20 children into circle time, criss-cross applesauce, button lipped … Continue reading

December 26, 2012
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Family “Training” – Trains, Trains, Trains!

Noah’s obsession with trains has sparked a family passion. Not surprisingly, he even inspired this blog. His grandmother bought him his first wooden train set at around one year old. Instantly, this energetic, type-A child became calm and focused. His … Continue reading

December 21, 2012
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US Education vs Asian Indian Education

In a previous post, I spoke about the seven children who walked into my son’s kindergarten class as fluent readers. The one thing these children all have in common—other than the fact that they can read at a first grade … Continue reading