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08/03/2012
What a Difference a Year Can Make ...I was 11-years-old, a December baby, one of the youngest in my class. I was physically undeveloped and very shy. More >>

Tags: EducationParentingSchool
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08/02/2012
Mama Should've Married Me Off Sooner! I was listening to your commentary on 'How to do Well in College.' It reminded me of my experience. After dropping classes right and left, and being put on academic probation, I had a rough start in my college career. More >>

Tags: CollegeDatingEducationHigher educationMarriage
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07/31/2012
College and a Husband... Both by Chance I graduated in the top ten of my high school class, and was accepted into my first choice expensive private college. However, the financial aid package still meant I could not afford to attend this school without going into major debt. More >>

Tags: CollegeDatingEducationFinancesHigher educationMarriagePersonal Responsibility
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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 >>

Tags: CollegeEducationMorals, Ethics, ValuesParentingResponse to a Comment
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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 >>

Tags: EducationHomeworkParentingTeaching
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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 >>

Tags: EducationHomeworkKindergartenParentingTeaching
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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 >>

Tags: BudgetCliff EnnicoCollegeEducationGraduationJobJobsStay-at-Home MomSucceedingInYourBusiness.comTeensTraditional valuesWork ethicWork from Home
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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 >>

Tags: CollegeEducationFinancesHigher educationParenting
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