The Blog

As a newspaper columnist, Nancy Devlin, Ph.D. has written over 700 articles on subjects related to education and parenting. Welcome to her Classroom!

Why Do Some Children Thrive in Adversity and Others Fail

All adults are potential mentors. When a child reaches out to you, recognize the gesture and be there, ready, willing and able to provide support. Continue reading

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Are You Happy?

How would you reply if  your child asked you, “Are  you happy?”   One  parent  said  he was not  able   to   answer   the question.   He  knew   that he  was  committed  to  the  idea  of achieving personal dignity by acquiring material success … Continue reading

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