By: Sandy Churchill Piano, karate, theatre, ballet, scouting, and student government… What do these things have in common? At our house, any commitment to long-term participation in the arts, sports, government, and community service have the potential to grow a child (or even adult for that matter J) in the three Ps: patience, persistence, and … More School Activities and the Power of the Three Ps!
By: Tanvi Maharaja As Forrest Gump accurately surmised, “Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you gonna get.” That statement strikes a chord with me: life is indeed full of surprises: some pleasant, some not so much. The resultant stress underlines modern lives more than we acknowledge… I wrote a poem a while … More ME…HERE, NOW.
Pools and beaches will soon be opening in Massachusetts. While your kids are having fun splashing in the water it is important to keep in mind water safety. … More A Former Lifeguard Reveals 5 Secrets You Should Know
By: Martianne Stanger No one in this world is perfect. Certainly, I’m not. I make mistakes, and so do my children. Thus, learning how to own up to wrongs, apologize for them, and move on with life in positive ways is important. In our home, we’ve developed a three-step model for righting our wrongs. Admittedly, … More 3 Steps to Righting Wrongs
Change is something many people struggle with. You are engulfing yourself into the unknown and that anxiety can take our well-being for a spin. When trying something new or debating on a life choice change, realize that anything that happens is in your control. … More Don’t Be Afraid of New Beginnings
By: Heather O’Neill Saying our family supports the hometown teams is an understatement. My husband is an avid Boston sports fan and due to proximity, my boys are both following in those footsteps. My youngest son (8) has become obsessed with all things Red Sox since last Spring. Luckily for him, the Sox won the … More Taking in a Game at Fenway Park
We visited DC last week and came across the famous Rosie the Riveter image in various forms of merchandise. To think that it took a world war for the world to realize the potential of women. … More The Power of We