23 01, 2015

2 Child-Centered Alternatives to Traditional School Models

By |2020-04-06T16:02:45-05:00January 23rd, 2015|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 2 Child-Centered Alternatives to Traditional School Models

According to Nikhil Goyal, an author and speaker who serves on the board of Fair Test (an organization which works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial), American schools are failing [...]

16 01, 2015

4 Ways to Solve the “If I have to tell you one more time…” Epidemic

By |2020-04-06T16:02:45-05:00January 16th, 2015|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Solve the “If I have to tell you one more time…” Epidemic

“If I have to tell you one more time to put your smelly football socks actually IN the laundry basket…” you hear yourself say for the 3,871st time this season. You’re more tired of hearing yourself say it than your kid is hearing it, but what’s a parent to do [...]

15 10, 2014

5 Easy Steps to Parenting in the Present

By |2020-04-06T16:02:50-05:00October 15th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Easy Steps to Parenting in the Present

“Where has the time gone?” “I can’t believe they’re in high school already! It seems like just yesterday they were starting kindergarten.” “They grow up so fast!” If you personally have yet to utter any of these words, no doubt someone you know has. While it’s true time seems to [...]

27 09, 2014

6 Ways to Exercise When You Don’t Have Time

By |2020-04-06T15:52:19-05:00September 27th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Exercise When You Don’t Have Time

Exercise, as we all know, is good for us. It keeps us healthy and fit. However, with work, school, families, and other obligations it's hard to find time to fit a workout in as often as we'd like. Luckily, there are ways to stay in shape without hitting the gym [...]

14 09, 2014

4 Ways to Keep Communication from Turning Sour

By |2014-09-14T02:58:20-05:00September 14th, 2014|General Health & Fitness|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Keep Communication from Turning Sour

Communication is like milk:  it does a body good.  But what happens if that milk sits in the refrigerator for too long and doesn’t get used?  It spoils and turns sour.  The same thing happens to communication when you stop using it. Pretty soon you’ll be constantly hearing yourself mumbling things [...]