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You are probably as tired of hearing about the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua, as I am. (If you are lucky enough to have already forgotten who she is, click here.) That doesn't mean we can't squeeze yet a few more drops of blood out of her. …

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It's that time of year again--that 's right, The Winter Art Auction Fundraiser! There are still a few volunteer spots that need to be filled. Look for signup sheets in your child's homeroom. 

Two Reasons Not to Like Halloween

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Some people are always trying to kill the fun.


There are many reasons not to like Halloween. The top two? Pirates and trick-or-treating. 

I don't know why so many adults insist on dressing up as pirates for Halloween. I don't care for pirates--not even slutty lady-pirates--because with pirates comes pirate talk. …

How Parents Ruin College

Many parents consider it their prerogative, indeed their duty, to give their college-age children academic help. I have seen how over-involved parents can spoil, if not ruin, their children's education.  

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A Banjo, Clarinet and Tiger Mother Walk into a Bar

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The hottest thing in the book world these days is the fire around the stake to which outraged parents are hoping to tie the "Tiger Mother," Amy Chua.


Amy Chua is a professor at Yale Law School and the author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Camp Small Hands

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Where Tiny Fingers Make the Tightest Knots


School will be out soon. The kids will need something to do. It's time to think about summer camp. I do not harbor romantic notions of unstructured summer vacations where kids just get to be kids, running wild around the cul-de-sac like a bunch of Kool-Aid fueled savages. …

Midnight Foulness in the West

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Guest Author Series: Cormac McCarthy



Midnight Foulness in the West

by Cormac McCarthy

The man wakes suddenly and fully. The sound is piercing and cannot be denied as it bores its way down the hall and through the closed door. There is no escape the man knows. 

Lantry Country Day Auction 2013

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Highlights from last Friday's wicked-awesome school fundraiser 


Fur Coat and Leather Sectional Package — $8000

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Look what fell off the back of the truck this year! Lantry dad and discount merchandise acquisition consultant Paul "Pauly T" Testaforte has put together yet another fabulous luxury goods package. …

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Guest Author Series: Nora Roberts

Catherine Elizabeth Parker-Carlisle was an attractive woman. She had long auburn hair that she kept tied neatly behind her head. Her skin was the color of warm sunshine and her dark eyes were strong but gentle. …

Playground Gangs

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5 elementary schools gangs all parents need to know about 


Most parents have heard of high-profile schoolyard crews like the Shady Grove Gossip Queens and the Kickball Titans. But there are a number of lesser-known gangs that also threaten to turn any school yard into a killing zone. …

Choosing the Right Prison

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Forget what you've seen in the movies. 


High school seniors, it's time to start planning for your future. June will be here before you know it. So what's it going to be? College, trade school, the military? All fine choices...

If you're a punk. 

Auction Fever!


Some items that did not make it into the "official" auction handbook


Dear Parents, 

As you know, Lantry Country Day's Annual Fundraising Auction is just a week away and I want to pass on some last-minute information from the auction committee. …

Boys in Pigtails, Parents on Mars

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Surprise! People have hang ups about boys in pink dresses.


Amy Chua is yesterday's news. Fortunately, the controversial-parent vacuum has been filled--by Canadians, no less! Toronto couple Kathy Witterick and David Stocker are making headlines

New Words

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Because old words aren't funny


Words are good. They're interesting, and they give the alphabet something to do besides loitering  outside Big Bird's crib. So the more words the merrier, right? I have a few suggestions: 


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