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Raising Successful Children

PHRASES like “tiger mom” and “helicopter parent” have made their way into everyday language. But does overparenting hurt, […]

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Spring 2012 School Evaluation Results

Dear Sunrise Waldorf School, I want to thank all of you for making my recent visit to your […]

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Puberty Before Age Ten: A New ‘Normal’?

By ELIZABETH WEIL (New York Times) One day last year when her daughter, Ainsley, was 9, Tracee Sioux […]

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Einstein May Never Have Used Flashcards, but He Probably Built Forts

Why one alum is part of a growing movement to bring play back into the lives of children […]

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Why the Ritalin Debate Is Asking the Wrong Question: Healing Our Kids’ Soul Fever With Simplicity

Parents across the country know something is wrong. All the hovering, anxiety, medicating, and overscheduling is giving voice […]

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Learning to Read & Write in the Waldorf Schools

The playful artistry of Living Alphabet speaks to the heart of childhood. These lively illustrations, so filled with […]

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Why American Kids Are Brats

And their parents might be getting just what they deserve Amidst all the talk this past week about […]

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Helicopter Parents Hover in the Workplace

As the millennial generation enters the workforce, employers report that parents are taking an increasingly active role advocating […]

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Toddlers to Tweens: Relearning How to Play

BOSTON Havely Taylor knows that her two children do not play the way she did when she was growing up. When Ms. […]

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When an Adult Took Standardized Tests Forced on Kids

By Marion Brady A longtime friend on the school board of one of the largest school systems in […]

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