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Life with a Yorkshire Terrier

If your children are lucky enough to enjoy life with a Yorkshire terrier, you’ll recognize our Teddy.

Happy. Self-confident. Highly intelligent. Persistent. Protective. Noisy. Wags a lot. 98 more words

Parents And Children

Who Was X in Your Family?

On the day I received my bachelor’s degree in music, my father told me that I was the first person in his family to graduate from college.   137 more words

Parents And Children

William Shakespeare for Parents

I bet you’ve never thought of looking to William Shakespeare for parenting help, but I have.

When one of my daughters was a teenager, she fell in love with Shakespearean sonnets. 220 more words

Parents And Children

Venus in Music and Art

Your child read the book, did the research, wrote the report, and made the model of the planet now exhibited in the hallway.  What’s missing? 148 more words

Parents And Children

Tutor period - the time that learning forgot.

Teaching and learning time is precious, we should covet and treasure every minute of it because students don’t get a second chance at school and yet it strikes me that every day we are losing precious teaching and learning time during tutor period. 779 more words

Teaching And Learning

3 Reading Tips For Parents

Do you read every day?  Even when I worked crazy, long hours as a principal, everyone in our family read every night.  We ended up cutting down on TV when our children’s schedules got busy. 174 more words

Parents And Children

How Parents Should Ask Schools Questions

When it comes to visiting school, we educators know that some parents bring with them their own mixed experiences–lots of them negative–about school.  In some cases, these feelings are so strong, they can cause a parent to avoid going to  concerts or attending spring conferences. 243 more words

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