Category Archives: NY Times


Apr

26

2017

5 Tips for Finding Child Care for Your Next Vacation

Frugal Family By FREDA MOON April 26, 2017 Traveling with children is many things. Relaxing is not typically among them. The exception is a trip that includes at least some help with child care — time when parents are free to luxuriate in that rarest of parental indulgences: time alone. But finding reliable, affordable child care can be enough of a challenge at home. Where does one…

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Apr

24

2017

Fending Off Math Anxiety

April 24, 2017 The Checkup By PERRI KLASS, M.D. My mother was what we would now call math anxious, if not phobic. My daughter, on the other hand, was a math major, which always left me feeling like the transitional generation, capable of mastering standardized-test math problems and surviving college calculus (it’s one of the pre-med requirements) but never really connecting to the beauty or…

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Apr

24

2017

Welcome to the World’s Coolest Kindergarten

By ANDREW KEH April 24, 2017 HAMBURG, Germany — It was late Tuesday afternoon at the Pestalozzi Foundation kindergarten, and a few dozen children and their parents were hanging around past the normal pickup hour. There was no rush to get home, really. They were enjoying the view from the kindergarten’s rear veranda: the inside of Millerntor-Stadion, the 29,546-seat stadium that is home to F.C. St. Pauli,…

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Apr

24

2017
Sheryl Sandberg: How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss

Sheryl Sandberg: How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss

Sheryl Sandberg: How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss By SHERYL SANDBERG April 24, 2017 Op-Ed Contributor By SHERYL SANDBERG April 24, 2017 Two years ago, in an instant, everything changed for my family and me. While my husband, Dave, and I were on vacation, he died suddenly from a cardiac arrhythmia. Flying home to tell my 7-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son that their father had died…

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Apr

18

2017

Girl Boxer

Jesselyn Silva is only 10 years old, but she’s already in the ring.


Apr

14

2017

The Hummingbird and the Pine Tree

April 14, 2017 By KIRA JANE BUXTON My childhood was unusual. I am thinking about this as a hummingbird darts into view. She levitates among the crocosmias that have blossomed in my yard, tubular flowers that celebrate summer in showy scarlet. I look forward to this yearly visit and now — a rare treat — the hummingbird perches on a crocosmia stem, preening her feathers…

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