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venting a pet peeve

S. W. asks from Birmingham

okay so I know this is slightly out of bounds for this forum but I have got to get this off my chest. It irks me to no end when people play the (what I call) My Fish is Bigger Than Your Fish game. You know the one, you tell a story and are summarily dismissed and ar...

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Putting people on blast?

L. L. asks from Hartly

First of all, let me state that I am not a fan of putting people on blast on Facebook (or other sites) especially for petty nonsense. We're adults and should act as such...feud privately. That said, I have a question. What does putting someone on blast mean to you? ...

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Easing Your Toddler's Transition from Home to Pre-K

Back to School is almost here and the task of sending your three or four-year old to school for the first time ever is never easy – especially if the child has never spent time away from parents. Your child spending several hours in school, not only means they would be away from you that long, but also that they are already taking their first steps towards the independence of being and doing things on their own…. More


My Pledge To The New Teacher

This month I find myself in new territory: I am a parent of a school-age child.

For ten years, working as a high school teacher, I shared my passion for English, navigating students through Shakespeare and college essays alike. Now I nervously await my kindergartener’s first day of school. Thinking about switching roles this year, I had a heart to heart with myself as a parent who has been on the educational front lines…. More


40th Birthday Gift

K. M. asks from New York

My husband is turning 40 soon. I am at a total loss as to what to give him. I wanted to do a trip, but he doesn't. I kind of want something special/unique/memorable because it's his 40th. I've asked him...he says he has everything he wants...just wants a nice dinner. ...

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