Monthly Archives: March 2012

Homework, Homework

Parents often ask me when they should step in to help their kids succeed in school and when they should back off and let them fail. After several years of combat duty on the homework battlefield, I have no trouble … Continue reading

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Another Task on the To-Do List

I remember the first time I cut the grass last spring.  I felt great; strong and empowered, doing this task, usually done by Horatio, physical in nature, with clear, immediately visible results.  Horatio had been gone for about four months.  … Continue reading

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