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What is your goal in life? Does it make you feel guilty? TAGS: | | | | | What is your goal in life? Would you recognize it if you were involved in a plane crash?  Take a peek at this video and see if it rings true …Continue reading →

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How to make your children feel safe when you fear for them yourself (after tragedy in CT) There is a slew of informaiton out there about how to speak to your child about the tragedy that the world is morning openly on television and the radio.  This …Continue reading →

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Summer Programs are the Most Effective Approach to Remedying Summer Learning Loss TAGS: | | | Guest Post Desmond Worrell offers research to prove camps help keep kids from summer backsliding. Low-income Students, Summer Learning Loss and Summer School by Desmond B. Worrell Summer learning loss …Continue reading →

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