According to yesterday's New York Times, more parents are becoming overwhelmed with the amount of work coming home. They're throwing sentimentality out the door and sneaking pieces into the refuse bin. A child's artistic abilities are certainly a work-in-progress, but who's to say what's worth keeping? At my son's school, the teachers recommend periodically sitting with your child to pick out favorite drawings and paintings. Doing so, they say, will help parents discover what is meaningful to your child and encourage them to talk about ideas. How do you handle your kids' growing art collections?
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