Elaine Mazlish

How Not to Read Shakespeare

June 16, 2011

My plan had such potential!  Why did it crash and burn so quickly? I wanted to read some Shakespeare with my kids this summer.  When I mentioned my idea to a few other parents, one loaned me a version of The Tempest that she and her 10 year-old daughter had loved.  It was an adaption […]

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Sibling Rivalry: Five Strategies to Reduce It

December 23, 2010

I was in the library a few days before Winter Break and ran into my friend Sherry, a regular Play. Fight. Repeat. reader.  Being an astute parent, Sherry was aware that our upcoming school vacation with kids home for much longer than our parents ever had to deal with, would not be a “vacation” for […]

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