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I Don’t Have to Listen to You!

The words every parent dreads hearing. “I don’t think your son would fit at our school.” Even more fun is when they blindside you. The Tackler participated in a Mock School Day at one of the locations we’re considering for … Continue reading

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What Does “Gifted” Mean Anyway?

No one wants a child who is a “behavioral problem”. You get glares out in public, peppered with some nods of sympathy. On bad days you count down the hours until your spouse gets home. You doubt your sanity. You … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Mr. Miyagi

I had “the talk” with my son’s preschool teacher on Tuesday. By “the talk” I mean the hurried one to two minute Sum Up The Tackler’s Behavior For The Day conversation we grab when my son has already exited stage … Continue reading

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