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Zip It Up!

As parents, we spend years working toward our children moving out and living independently. Many live in apartments or town homes with a room mate. Some live alone. Others live with a group of people similar to college students – sharing space … Continue reading

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Does the Label Matter? “Dietitian” meets “Nutritionist”

I haven’t had this conversation for about 26 years.  For some reason, it’s coming up fairly regularly now, and I see it’s an important point to make. I want to be L A B E L E D. A Dietitian, … Continue reading

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What does p**p have to do with learning?

Ok, I admit it. I have a “sardonic” sense of humor. I have an eye for the ironies of life for my child and his peers. The following may not make some very happy, but it reflects a very real … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Routine-Killer: Winter Break

The holidays. Winter break. New Years.    Change. For most families of school-aged children, it started this week. The most intense time of the school year:  Winter Break. When my boys were in school, these two weeks were the hardest to … Continue reading

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An Effective Complement: Advocacy & Forgiveness

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Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. ~William Arthur Ward~ Action. It makes a difference. … Continue reading

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