A slice of suburban family life from the diverse perspectives of a politically minded, professional mom and wife raising her children in a very political world.
For America to compete globally, something has to be done about its inequitable public school system, but to do that, more Americans need to think of themselves as more than just taxpayers. Published 12:28 p.m. January 31, 2011 - Comments
Even though Chinese children are outperforming others worldwide, trial and error is the engine of American ingenuity that created companies like Google and Facebook. Published 5:03 p.m. January 25, 2011 - Comments
While children from privileged backgrounds have an advantage to getting into the most elite colleges, there are steps parents from modest means can take to put their children on the path to Ivy League. Published 6:39 p.m. December 27, 2010 - Comments
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