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A Classical Education: For the Mind—and the Heart

For the last eight years, Naperville, a southwest suburb of Chicago, has been home. My husband and I moved here when our son, Noah, was 6 months old. We picked Naperville because of its reputation: it’s built around families, and the schools are excellent. My K-12 education

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Modern Motherhood: Is Freedom its Own Trap?

There’s a new book out that examines the struggles of modern-day motherhood, particularly those tied to our careers. TORN: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood is an anthology of essays edited by Samantha Parent Walravens. I’ve not yet read the book, but

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Staying Smart About Online Learning

More and more of America’s K-12 students are taking courses online–a trend that’s drawing ire from some, and accolades from others. Last week The New York Times ran a piece that examines the increasing popularity of distance learning, and whether the quality is on par with brick-and-mortar

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