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A Must Read–More Fall Out from the Tiger Mom

by on Aug.11, 2011, under Learning, Parenting

Simply put, the following is a link to an article that I believe is a must read. “10 Unsettling Education Trends Started By Tiger Moms” Not only is the information powerful and important in the lives of parents and children, but it is incredibly thought provoking. Let me know... Read more...

Revisiting 9/11: Talking to Children About Terrorism

by on May.10, 2011, under Communication, Parenting, Safety, Sensitive Topics

Following the news of Bin Laden’s death, I received a rash of calls from parents wondering how to explain 9/11 to their elementary school age children.  Most of these children were a mere twinkle in their parents’ eyes on September 11, 2001.  Referencing that horrible event was... Read more...

Fifty Years Later

by on Oct.04, 2010, under Learning, Peers, Relationships, School, Transitions

I answered the door at 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning, to find a good looking, gray haired gentleman. “Yes?” I said, somewhat perturbed that my racing to set up for the 12:30 p.m event was being interrupted. “I am Jeff Hearn” said the guest who was supposed to... Read more...

The 4 R’s

by on Apr.16, 2010, under Environmental influences, Learning, Parenting, Peers, Relationships, School

What  an amazing experience I had last weekend when I lunched with two women with whom I went to elementary school, one of whom I have not seen since I graduated from 6th grade. Seriously! Keep in mind that I graduated from Seeds UES in Los Angeles,... Read more...
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“My child got the bad teacher.”

by on Oct.04, 2009, under Parent modeling, Parenting, School

Every one of us had a teacher she will never forget. She was the best teacher ever! And each of us had a teacher who was, well, not a favorite at all.  How great it would be if every teacher was special, was a winner.  Welcome to the world... Read more...
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