“Followers” do not a leader make.
Raising an introvert? Your child doesn’t fit the conventional mold? Join the crowd.
Is college a lousy investment for our kids?
My year? Mixed bag. 2011 started off with some mighty mountainous tasks, and Sisyphus himself would have had a little chuckle as the boulder held the upper hand. But the months plodded along all the same and there were unexpected highs (Hello – a big scholarship to college for my son!), seemingly unending lows (Can […]
What sort of environment suits you? Do you function better in tranquil surroundings or do you thrive in commotion with a side serving of chaos? Are you academically oriented or athletic? Perhaps creativity is your thing, or you need a little of all of the above? Each of us prefers certain conditions and feels energized […]
“Out of bed now,” I say, though he isn’t on the bed. As usual. He’s on the couch, where he works on the computer, where he interacts with friends on Facebook, where he watches television then studies a few hours more, where eventually – he sleeps. I take in the beauty of him as he […]
Challenging “traditional” leadership notions.
SATs. Remember those? Compliments of the College Board, SATs bring us one competitive step closer to the you-you-you-gotta-be-kidding-me indenture inducing university of your choice. Looked at tuition for almost any college lately? Can you spell I-N-S-A-N-I-T-Y ??? Yes, it’s SATurday. Four hours of teen torture for millions of students across the country, including my 16-year […]