Monthly Archives: March 2016

Atlantic Monthly: How Preschool is crushing children

Some incredible reminders about the power of childhood, the importance of play and making sure in schools we continue to value childhood with developmentally appropriate curriculum and schedule. This is where we live at Seven Hills. The New Preschool: Atlantic … Continue reading

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Teenagers fighting with their parents

This link has some terrific reminders about picking your battles, picking your times and not going after everything. For parents, it can be hard on us, but helping them form their identity by NOT interpreting everything is important. Read away! … Continue reading

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