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Party On College Kid, Better Relationships Await Down The Road

It won’t be long before your college freshman will be headed off to school.  As a parent you worry about the proper mix of studies and “life experiences”.  Do they carry equal weight down the road?  Well perhaps they do.

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Low Risk / High Reward – Stress Chemicals Trigger Cheating In School

What do you tell your kids or grandkids about cheating?  Cheaters never prosper?  Maybe, but it seems they get get stress relief!

Ethical and trustworthy—two traits most of us demand in our presidential candidates—two traits often in short supply.  My question to you is this—Could it be a hormonal thing???  Don’t laugh!  Sure, it’s greed and power and entitlement and all that with our politicians but could it be chemicals for the rest of us?

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Get Serious Sooner, Baby Talk Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

Moms and dads, grandma and grandpa listen up.   How you talk to that baby can make a huge difference in the kind of person they become.

I went to a meeting at the Yakima School District last night for parents of kids in the Highly Capable program.  I’m so happy to say that the “gator”, Katelyn is off to a great start in school.  She has a pretty sophisticated vocabulary for a 6 year old. She breezed through kindergarten and we hope she’ll be challenged by the program and pushed to reach her true potential as a student.

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Category: Education, Families
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Why Do We Close Schools For Summer Vacation? – Dave’s Diary

  Summer is now in full swing and facebook is awash in coast to coast photos of fun family vacation trips.  But in the middle of all the postcard smiles, Mickey Mouse ears and the are-we-there-yet selfies, the question is raised

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Don’t Die Young-Stay In School-Dropouts Die Sooner — Dave’s Diary

We all know that staying in school improves your chances for a better job, a better income and a better life but what about a longer life?  Could staying in school actually prevent deaths.

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No Vaccination – No Public School For Your Child -Dave’s Diary

Where do you stand on vaccinating kids?  Not everybody agrees with the efficacy of vaccinations or are comfortable with perceived risks.

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Schools & Kids Benefit Most By State Capital Budget – Dave’s Diary

A press release from 15th State Senator Jim Honeyford says $3.9 billion capital budget passed by lawmakers last night mirrors the budget priorities that have defined the 2015 legislative session:

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Heritage University Fast Tracks Teaching Masters – Dave’s Diary

 If you want to be a teacher today expect to need a Master’s Degree.  And now you can get it on a fast track.

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Walmart Donation To Help Health Education – Dave’s Diary

Good health in Central Washington is about to get a helping hand from Walmart . 

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Parental Expectations Come True in the Classroom — Dave’s Diary

School's out for summer! Have you checked the year-end report cards? What were your expectations, and did you know your expectations probably affected your young students more than you realized?

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