Category Archives: parents

Guest Post by Karen Smith

Inherited Habits:  Know When to Honor Thy Father and Mother  by Karen Smith We all derive some of our personality from our parents, and some of it from rebelling against them. It’s a healthy, dialectical process: we get to choose … Continue reading

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Part II: Interview with Alan Sitomer, award-winning author of NERD GIRLS

Today I am delighted to continue our Write On! interview with award-winning author and California 2007 Teacher of the Year Alan Sitomer. His latest book, Nerd Girls, is available on Amazon here.  Besides being an author, you are an award-winning … Continue reading

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How to Convince Your Parents That Your "Worthless" Major is Worth Something

Guest Post by Tim Handorf When I was an undergraduate, I knew from the very beginning I wanted to study English. Most of my friends were tepid in their own choices, and changed majors several times before settling with subjects … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories Tradition

A “bedtime story streak” is a wonderful challenge to take on with your children. Watch this video from and prepare to feel inspired! Dallas Woodburn author, speaker, freelance writer founder of Write On! Books and Write On! For Literacy … Continue reading

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Calfornia Learning Strategies Center

Write On! supporter Susan Goodkin has created an amazing online resource for parents: the California Learning Strategies Center. My article “Parents are Key to Nurturing Writers” is part of the “resources” page. Check it out here: Dallas Woodburn author, … Continue reading

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