Raising a Gifted Child

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  “My son Aaron is a gifted child. He was talking by age 2, quickly and fully potty trained by age 3, and reading on his own by age 4,” said Virginia K. “Still, I was shocked when the school psychologists tested him and his IQ score came back as 156.”   If you have […]

February: This month in history

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February: This Month in History What’s special about today? With a little help from the History Channel, we’ve compiled a list of major (and obscure) historical events that happened this day in history for the month of February. February 1: The Oxford English Dictionary is published (1884) February 2: Groundhog Day is celebrated for the first time in Punxsutawney, […]

January: This month in history

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January: This Month in History As my boys grow older, their interest in history and current events is growing. With a little help from the History Channel, I’ve compiled a list of major (and obscure) historical events that happened this month in history. Each morning we talk about what happened this day in history. It’s […]

Politics and Elections: Talking to Your Kids

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  On November 8, Americans will go to the polls to vote for President. It’s safe to say that we’re ready for this particular election to be over. This election year has been difficult for me, especially as a parent. My children are old enough to be aware of current events and to ask difficult questions. […]

20 New School Year Resolutions

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New (School) Year, New You 20 School Year Resolutions for Your Family Forget January 1! Parents know the real new year begins when you can smell the fresh pink erasers and hear the clatter of brand new pencils on still-smooth notebook covers. Even if you don’t have kids in school, the end of summer and […]