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  •  Parents matter. (0+ / 0-)

    If one (or both) parent(s) make their kids go to class and do their homework and read, read, read, the kid will excel.
    IIRC the average poor kid hears three million words by the time they are age three.  The rich kid hears forty million words by the age of three.  Talk to your kids about anything.  And, read, read, read.

    "I freed a thousand slaves, I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves" Harriet Tubman

    by BrianParker14 on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 09:15:10 PM PDT

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