Nov 29, 2011

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On Resilience

On Resilience

Recently, we moved across an ocean. It is never exactly a fun thing to move,...

Jun 21, 2011

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Avoiding the Travails of Travel

Avoiding the Travails of Travel

Ahh, Summer! Season of sunburns, splinters, and road trips. Despite the pain...

Apr 27, 2011

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Making Family Memories That Last

Making Family Memories That Last

Stop reading this article. Go pick up a video camera or phone or whatever and...

Mar 28, 2011

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Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

Last Saturday I was afraid I might go deaf in one ear. It seemed that all day...

Jan 26, 2011

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The Hubbub Over “Tiger Mother&...

The Hubbub Over “Tiger Mother” and What I’ve Learned from Having Six Kids

A slew of articles about parental attitudes on education have been published...

Dec 17, 2010

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The Magic Elf and the Wonder He Insp...

The Magic Elf and the Wonder He Inspired

My daughter’s second grade class had a special visitor last December – an...

Nov 30, 2010

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Books My Family Has Loved (and I Thi...

Books My Family Has Loved (and I Think Yours Will Too)

We’re all familiar with the story of the Velveteen Rabbit, who is loved...

Oct 19, 2010

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The Clean Up Crew

The Clean Up Crew

Although fall’s arrival is evident in the cool nights and yellow-tinged...

Sep 14, 2010

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Cleaning Up Clutter– Making Ro...

Cleaning Up Clutter– Making Room for the Real Things of Life

Sitting in the pediatric dentist’s office not too long ago, waiting for the...