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  • Be Careful
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    We tell them to be careful We tell them not to fall We don’t let them walk to school alone No playing outside with friends No games out in the street We sit them in the classroom Withhold recess when they’re bad No running on the playground No hugging

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  • Dear Public School: It’s Not Me, It’s You.
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    If I’m really honest with myself, I knew on the second day that this wasn’t going to work.

    I knew as soon as I heard the words “There is no running on the playground” that something was fundamentally wrong with this school system. I knew when I asked what could be done about the no running

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  • Surprising Solutions to Sibling Rivalry: Revisiting the Night Time Routine
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    I have good kids, generally speaking. But as my youngest nears her third birthday, I have been noticing an, ehemmm, increase in sibling conflict. So we’ve started doing two new things to help our kids feel more connected and accepted. We added a boisterous game called “You’re Mine!” and

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