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You may be wondering how you can best manage your time at home with your child. At Parents League, we have a wealth of information and resources from our school advisors and experts from our schools and past events.

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by Judy Grossman, Director, Resilient Families: Children with Special Needs Project, Ackerman Institute for the Family

The sibling relationship serves as a template for other relationships—and reactions are varied. When a child with a disability becomes the focal point of family life, it is normal for siblings to have reactions. If parents work to diffuse stress and communicate openly, these responses can be positive.

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Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., president emerita of Spelman College, is a psychologist and the author of "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" And Other Conversations About Race. Here she answers questions posed by the Parents League.

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by Robin DiAngelo, Writer and Consultant

I am white and have been educating other white people about the meaning of race in our lives for the past 20 years. “How do I raise my children not to be racist?” is one of the most common questions I am asked by white parents. 

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by James P. Steyer, Founder and CEO, Common Sense

Encourage kids to ask questions about the information they’re receiving. Are there any inconsistencies in the content? Is the argument credible? Whom is the message for?