The Yale law professor and author offered advice to her daughter.
Every year, thousands of high school students get ready for the SAT by using The Princeton Review’s test preparation services
Read parenting articles and blogs and take from them whatever you find helpful, be it a sense of community, a sense of normalcy, a reminder that no one is perfect, or maybe even that odd nugget of knowledge. Then, and this is the important part, ignore the rest.
6. Public Education as the Gold Standard. Alma Harris - 6 Lessons for the East from the West. Alma Harris, C. M. Rubin, Andy
This post isn't about making you feel bad about yourself. It's a reminder: Don't judge yourself too harshly against the idealized versions of family that people put out there. Also, don't judge other parents too harshly when the choices they make are different than your own.
When it comes to academic achievement, Asian-Americans outclass every other ethnic group, with more than half over age 25
Did I over-love? Did I want their road to be so smooth, so flat and effortless that I ran ahead filling in the pot holes before they hit them? Am I in fact, Golden Retriever Mom? I want to run and play and lick you when you cry and growl at anyone who dares to cross you, whether you get an A+ or a C-, or worse.
The division of labor in parenting is changing. There are more stay-at-home dads than ever, either alternating years on/off the job with their spouses or choosing portable careers. Still, the pan-gender consensus that parenting matters more than schooling doesn't make the task easier.
"I reject the idea that to become American is to quote become white," he said. "There's got to be a way to be American's
Chideya spoke with The Huffington Post's Daniel Koh today at the Aspen Ideas Festival about her recent blog post, "Ode to