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Parenting Illustrated

Raising a Toddler: Raising a Teenager: Parent’s School Experience: Child’s School Experience: Parent’s Goals for Teenager: Teenager’s Goals: Off to College! After College: Any Questions?

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Two New Studies Reveal: Time Travel is Real!

A heavily funded study at the Institute for Advanced Research in Really Important Stuff has shown that all humans (and most animals) travel toward the future at the rate of 1 DaaT (Day at a Time). More information will be … Continue reading

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My Epic of Anxiety

Part One: Step on a Crack (True story. Wish it wasn’t. Then again…) There were signs early on, but I was too young to know what they meant. When I was in primary school I heard the phrase, “Step on … Continue reading

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Real Fatherhood

During self-introductions a college student of mine once boasted that he’d fathered 11 children by 11 different mothers. I normally avoid judgmental statements. Not this time. “Do you support them?” I asked. “Uh, no!” he said with a grin. “Then … Continue reading

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Tutoring the Tutor

This is a true story. I tutored at an inner city college for seven years. Many of my students were the first in their families to attend college. Some were the first to finish high school. Or not to sell … Continue reading

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The Pompous Prof

I had a particularly pompous college Literature prof who loved to pontificate. Once he’d made a pronouncement, there was simply nothing more to be said. The class was aching to see him taken down. One day he made the judgment, … Continue reading

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