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6 tips to teach kids better English composition writing

September 25, 2018 1 / 7 Composition writing is an important component of a child’s ability to enjoy and excel in the English language. Here are some helpful hints from Helen Marjan, Joint CEO & Director of Studies at Lorna Whiston, which runs English enrichment courses and preschools. Load more 2 / 7 1 Read widelyEncourage your child to read…
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Where to go with your kids this month: October 2018

By Mary Lim   — September 25, 2018 1 / 13 Spooky SeasTake your kids to the SEA Aquarium to meet an intriguing quartet – vampire fish, bumphead parrotfish, elephant fish and paddlefish! Part of the attraction’s Halloween celebrations, it includes a scavenger hunt where younger guests can discover more about the quirky inhabitants of the aquarium…
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40 Baby Names Inspired By Spring

Image source: Thinkstock Spring is a time for new beginnings, rebirth, awakening, and of course, lovely plant life in bloom. As such, there are plenty of baby names to choose from when it comes to this season, and I had a lot of fun compiling them for a little round-up. 1. Anemone A truly delicate and lovely flower and an uncommon name for a…
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Baby Names Inspired by Harry Potter

Image source: Thinkstock Are you a Harry Potter fan? I still remember when my mom read the first book aloud to my siblings and me, and how, within one chapter, we were all deeply in love. We went to the midnight sales of the last four books, attended midnight movie showings as a family and now, as a parent, I’m eagerly awaiting the day when my…
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13 Quotes on Motherhood That’ll Tug at Your Heartstrings

Image Source: Thinkstock The moment I became a mother, I felt an instant connection to other mothers. Not only my own mom, but also my friends who already had children and even strangers I saw on the street. It was as if we suddenly had this shared, unspeakable bond; one that would last a lifetime. It’s this same connection that has often bonded…
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NYPL Offers Job Seekers Free Neckties, Handbags for Interviews

Image Source: New York Public Library When I think back to 22-year old me, fresh out of college, going on my first “real job” interviews, I picture a nervous girl (a newly-minted an adult, really), wearing a suit she couldn’t really afford and driving a car that was barely clinging to life. I can also remember other extra costs, such as resume…
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