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Education
07/27/2012
My Studying Strategy I was listening to your program on SiriusXM yesterday when you started talking about the methods you used to study while in college and had a deja vu moment. I was a solid B student in high school... More >>

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07/23/2012
Why Happiness Is the Enemy of Excellence in Our Children 'What? Don't we want our kids happy? That's the whole purpose of parenthood!' Trust me. That kind of thinking is the problem... More >>

Tags: AttitudeEducationHappinessHealthParentingPersonal ResponsibilityTeachingValues
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07/17/2012
Helping My Kids With Homework ...This spring my youngest had trouble with getting all her work done and her grades plummeted immediately following her Bat Mitzvah. We didn't get angry with her, we reassured her she could and would do better and we were there to help her. More >>

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07/17/2012
Homework, Busy Work: What's the Difference? My kid is only in the first grade, but after going through kindergarten, I made the decision to limit what/when homework is done. WHY? I'll tell you... More >>

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06/25/2012
The Graduation Speech Your Kid Needs to Hear, but Probably Won't Lately there has been much wailing and gnashing of teeth about this year's crop of college graduates and the tough time they will have finding decent jobs. Yet the commencement speeches today's graduates hear at their ceremonies don't talk about any of that. Instead they are being told to "follow their stars," "make the world a better place," and so forth. Here's the speech I would love to give if given the opportunity... More >>

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06/19/2012
Getting Our Son Away from Video Games I have a 25 year old son who is a good kid - very conscientious and good-hearted, but distracted by video games. My wife and I worked on the issue during his teenage years to no avail. More >>

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06/19/2012
Today's Kids Going to College I think the financial burden and the fact that today's youth feel like they are entitled, not only entitled to go to college, BUT TO GO AWAY TO COLLEGE. More >>

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06/11/2012
Racing to Get Ahead in Education I am the parent of two daughters; one will graduate high school this week, and is planning to attend a community college in the fall. The other graduated last June from UC San Diego and just completed her first year at UCLA School of Medicine. More >>

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06/05/2012
Differences in Attending College - Then and Now ...[C]ollege is harder to get into and it should be because there is an expectation that everyone should go to college but the truth is we need people with vocations and not just degrees. More >>

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06/05/2012
The Mental Workout of a Lifetime I graduated in 1968, after a New York State Regents scholarship paid for my entire education. I also worked summers to pay for books and to help at home as my dad was disabled. More >>

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