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Summer Learning

Do Olympic gold medalists stop training for two months a year? No, they are always practicing so that they can be the best. For students to do their best, they cannot take two months off from school and expect to … Continue reading

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ERG from a Coach’s Perspective

It’s easy to forget that the brain needs workouts just like any other part of the body. The truth is most people get through life just fine without working out at all, but what parent envisions “just fine” for their … Continue reading

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Cell Phones & Distractions

Cell phones have been rising in popularity as we move into more technologically-advanced generations. Not only have cell phones become more popular, but the urge of making a presence on social media has been growing as well. The internet is … Continue reading

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Test Prep: An Investment in the Future

Imagine, your child is a sophomore or junior in high school and looking to the future. Maybe he or she has taken a PSAT before and done well and now you’re now starting to look at colleges. There are lots … Continue reading

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Positivity

I enjoy practicing yoga, but rarely have a chance to actually get out to a yoga class, so I typically just end up following a video. In one that I watched recently, the instructor said something that stuck with me: … Continue reading

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Comparing kids

I promised myself when I started having children I would never compare them to each other or to other peoples children. Fast forward to the present, I am now the parent to a 5 year-old daughter and a 3 year-old … Continue reading

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Lincoln and Learning

Abraham Lincoln was an extremely intelligent man. Well read, measured, and able to stand toe to toe with America’s greatest minds, one might assume that, like many Presidents before him, he was born into fortune and attended the most prestigious … Continue reading

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How Education Liberates?

“Education liberates us from the shackles that are within us and from the shackles that are imposed on us by the society”-Dr. Fazaga. Growing up, I was told that education is important because it helps shape your future. But, as … Continue reading

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My Kid Didn’t Make Honor Roll and I’m Thankful for it

The leaves are changing. The weather is cooling. It’s that time of year again when we ask ourselves –What are YOU thankful for? My story of gratitude is one that has a rocky beginning. This November, my son, Cristian, was … Continue reading

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Effects of Technology and Learning

Encouraging the use of technology with your child/student as a supplemental learning tool. As the school year is now in full session, kids are back, eager and ready to learn! We should all encourage the use of technology as a … Continue reading

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