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How to Inspire Your Child to Read

Eliza Clark - Back to School » Good Habits

For those of us who love to read, raising our children to become readers may seem like a self-evident process. Read to them nightly, give them plenty of books... what else needs to be done?Alas, it's not always as easy as that. These days, there are so m...
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Making Homework Fun

Eliza Clark - Back to School » After-School Special

You’ve heard what they say about homework, right? Homework! Oh, homework! I hate you! You stink! I wish I could wash you away in the sink. If only a bomb would explode you to bits. Homework! Oh, homework! You're giving me fits. I'd rather take...
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Ten Questions to Ask Your Child's New Teacher

Eliza Clark - 10 Questions

We do a great many things to ensure that our kids have a good educational experience. We research and choose their schools, we prepare them as best we can, we facilitate their making friends, and so much more. But the most important factor in th...
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Walking Home from School

Eliza Clark - Back to School » After-School Special

One damp day as we were walking home from school last year, my daughter pointed up to a flock starlings swooping through the sky. “Look Mommy,” she said, “it’s so beautiful, it’s like a rainbow.” “It is,” I assented with a sm...
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