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Podcast 27: Mary Moore: Family Meetings Changed Our Lives

Have you ever wished for more meaningful communication in your family? Or how about just more communication? In this podcast, Director of The Biggest Job Family program at the Hyde School, Mary Moore, describes the difference she saw in her family relationships when they started having family meetings. At first, she felt the meetings were [More…]

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    Podcast 26: Jamy Bechler: The Leadership Playbook

    Most of us know that sports teams all have leaders. However, would it be possible for everyone on the team to be a leader? Wouldn’t that create confusion, or chaos? “No,” says Bechler in his most recent book, The Leadership Playbook: Become Your Team’s Most Valuable Leader. “Everyone on the team needs to be striving [More…]

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      Podcast 25: Robin Sabag: A Guide to Raising Teenage Girls in a New Era

      Are teenage girls really difficult to raise? Not according to Robin Axelrod Sabag, who is the author of Strong Girls, Strong Parents: A Guide to Raising Teenage Girls in a New Era. Not only will you enjoy this podcast, you’ll love the book. Robin is enthusiastic as she imparts many tips for parents of girls [More…]

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        Podcast 24: Laura Gauld: Parenting Fundamentals, The First Five Lessons

        Do you ever wish you had a map and compass for parenting?  The 100 Lessons that go with The Five Fundamentals of Parenting might be the closest thing you will find. In this series, Laura Gauld, co-author of The Biggest Job We’ll Ever Have, will talk about 20 lessons that go with each of the [More…]

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          Annie and Helen Keller

          Inspiration from Annie and Helen

          “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.  Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller The Miracle Worker is a play written by William Gibson; it is the story of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. The play opens with a [More…]

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            Choose Your Attitude, Be Open to Destiny

            With the best of intentions, we parents and teachers often attempt to inspire our children and students with some oft-repeated phrases: “I don’t care about your grades as long as you try.” “I don’t care what you do with your life as long as you are happy.” “You’re a very bright student, you simply need [More…]

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              Conversations Guiding the Struggle

              By Hyde School faculty member Lori Hobart, LCSW As a parent and a faculty member I have the unique opportunity to see the time, commitment, and extra effort our faculty give on a regular basis. Last week the power of this amazing group of people took on a deeper meaning. My son Greg ran into [More…]

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                Podcast 23: Mom & Daughter on Raising Responsible Kids

                As most parents know, letting go of our children is very hard; we don’t want to see them fail and we often don’t want them to be unhappy. But how do our kids feel when we can’t let go? This podcast is with a mom, Sally Ross, and her daughter, Bryn Nolan, who graduated from [More…]

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                  How Education Can Truly Serve America

                  This post is by our Hyde School Founder Joseph W. Gauld and was originally published on the Huffington Post. Like me, Americans understand the basic purpose of our educational system is to develop our youth. The prevailing scholastic attitude says this is accomplished by developing their intellect, a singular focus that seeks to empower the [More…]

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                    Podcast 22: Malcolm Gauld: How Brother’s Keeper Works

                    Imagine a school where every student cared – really cared and was concerned – about the best in their fellow students? Where the discipline and structure of the school was the responsibility of the students, and not just the teachers? This concept, originally called Brother’s Keeper and now being called Each Other’s Keeper, is one [More…]

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