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You Majored in What?!

Graduation season is upon us, the time when we pause to celebrate the accomplishments of newly-minted degree-holders. Of course, in economic times such as these, there’s no guarantee that a new graduate, professionally green and facing unprecedented competition for jobs, … Continue reading

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Current Events for Kids: Tackling Today’s Race Issues

Unlike many current events discussions, which can seem relatively abstract to kids, one that hits close to home centers on racial issues. Even young children may see instances of racial tension occurring in real-life situations, making it an important topic to delve into during your dinnertime discussions. But how do… Read More


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Share Your Thoughts: Exchange Programs

My father sent me this article from the Boston Globe the other day which talks about a Japanese baseball high school team coming to Massachusetts and spending a week with an American counterpart. It's a wonderful example of how kids can learn and grow, made possible by a passion they collectively share. As I… Read More


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Low Tech Tuesday: Origami

"Origami" is the contraction of the Japanese words ori and gami, which mean folding and paper. It's a traditional technique from the XVIIe century used to create fun designs. Why Origami is great Origami is great because there is just one simple rule: you cannot cut and/or glue (it's then called… Read More




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