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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” http://www.onlinecolleges.net/2011/08/10/10-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...
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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...
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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...
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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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