Monthly Archives: January 2013

On Walking to School

Do you know┬áLenore Skenazy? I know many of you do. She is a Mom living in New York City, raising children in New York City. A few years ago, she coined the term “free-range kids.” The sub-title of her book … Continue reading

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On Hope & Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this Inauguration Day and the day remembering and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., my husband reminded me that we must listen to this song. “Let us turn our thoughts today To martin luther king And recognize that there … Continue reading

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On Poverty and Education

Daniel Willingham is a Psychology professor at the University of Virginia. His work focuses primarily on the application of cognitive psychology and neuroscience to K-12 education. I first became acquainted with Dr. Willingham when a friend who is a teacher … Continue reading


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On Epiphany

Today is Epiphany, the day Christians remember and celebrate the arrival of the Magi. We know the story. The three Wise Men . . . learned men . . . astronomers . . . saw a star, the Star of … Continue reading

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