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Dear son, So far, so good and the best is yet to come! When you took your first steps, uttered your first words and prepared for the next stage of your life, I proudly watched and applauded. Soon, you will be taking your first step as a teenager and I promise to celebrate as youContinue reading “A Promise Letter to My Soon-to-Be Teenager”
I am now convinced that at least for me, the world of comparing and competing has ceased to exist. Because a competition would help a child score a test or two better than their friends or even temporarily boost their self-esteem. But, can it help collaborate and brainstorm ideas, combine and complement strengths, and giveContinue reading “Collaborate, Don’t Compete – Lessons from 5th Grader Who Co-Founded School’s First Newspaper”
William Wordsworth once said, Let Nature be your teacher But are we listening? It was late afternoon on the tail end of the spring break and tensions were running high among the kids. After yet another quiet spring break and muted Easter Egg hunt, there was nothing more to look forward to, except for theContinue reading “Talk to Your Child More about Heidi, not Harvard!”
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