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Why NF1 Is Not About The Tumors

Over the past few days, I’ve had the opportunity to read various blogs written about children being newly diagnosed with the dreaded  Neurofibromatosis disease. I have also spoken with mothers who worry about the effects of this disease. 266 more words

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Why You Should Not Miss Out On Failure

A hot topic lately has been the rising backlash against the ideology of “There Are No Losers” that some educators and other proponents are advocating.  In an effort to raise (or protect) the “self-esteem” of children, there has been a trend of giving trophies to every participant in an event or game, thereby avoiding any “bad feelings”.  585 more words

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