Learning the A, B, C’s of Reading and Writing

I’m convinced that one of the hardest tasks humans have to master is learning how to read and write. As an adult – especially one

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Books/Reading
Leah

“Early Decision” Shines a Light on College Admission

The all-important date of October 1 is drawing near. What’s so critical about October 1, you ask? The date has little significance for most people

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Children
Leah

Life Imitates Art: How Children’s Television Inspires One Kid to Action

It’s no secret that Sophie likes her television time. And I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a parent that allows TV viewing. Heck, I

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Children
Leah

Will Santa Claus Be Coming to Town?

The other night, Sophie asked me the question. … The question I managed to avoid for the past five years. “Mommy, is Santa Claus coming

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Children
Leah

Reflecting on the “Wonder Years”

Recently I was lounging on my couch, reading blogs and Facebook, while trying to find something to watch on our abundance of television channels. I

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Children
Leah

Thumbs Up, Down and Out (of the Mouth)

I used to think I had it made. My Sophie was one of those good babies who always knew how to calm herself down. All

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MOTHERHOOD
Leah

“I Want Books With Letters In Them”

Just when I think Sophie has done everything to amuse me, she goes off and does something else. This time it has to do with

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Children
Leah

My First “Mother’s Day”

I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of a Mother’s Day post. Last year I wrote the Ode to the Bad Mother, so don’t

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Children
Leah

What’s Your Antenna?

The other night I was making the evening rounds and I see Tess (the cat) sleeping soundly on our bed, in kitty dreamland. I proceed

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