Tag: preschool

Creating a Culture of Learning + The Importance of Being Little

Podcast interviews with James Casale, author of Wise Up and Be the Solution, about how to create a culture of learning at home that will make your child a success at school.
And with Erika Christakis, author of The Importance of Being Little, about what preschoolers really need from grownups.

Read More

Daddy’s First Day at School

I wrote this piece a few years ago, but recently came across it and got hit with the same wave of emotions that made me write it in the first place. Last week, I drove my daughter a few blocks from our house, and abandoned her....

Read More

Acing Competitive Admissions + Eating Disorders + College Tuition Sticker Shock

Guest 1: Kim Palacios, author of . Topic: Strategies for success at any level of competitive admissions. Issues:Three things all schoo0ls want; two questions you must be able to answer; crafting your story; the role of social media; application fraud and cheating; admissions consultants. Guest 2: Johana Marie McShane, coauthor of . Topic: Understanding your loved one’s eating disorder and how you can help. Issues:Why what seems to family and friends as bizarre, irrational behavior […]

Read More

Stay with Me!

Dear Mr. Dad: My 3-year old has been going to the same daycare for 8 months, but he’s still anxious and nervous every time I drop him off. I know that young children can have anxiety problems about unfamiliar places and people,...

Read More