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Smarts versus Hard Work

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When my oldest son was little, he impressed everyone with his large vocabulary and his uncanny knowledge of well…everything. Some people in the family were convinced he was a genius. What mother wouldn’t want to hear that kind of praise about her child? …

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Parents Influence Language Skills

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I am a talker. When my kids were babies, I responded to every sound and spoke continuously to them. I remember an insurance salesperson coming to our house and commenting on how much I spoke to my six month old. She …

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Anxiety in Children

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  As a parent, your instinct is to protect. Your sense of empathy, when it comes to your children, is basically on steroids. We feel their pain, their struggles, their joys and their successes. Waiting in the side lines is …

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