By: Cheryl Maguire Recently my GPS didn’t work and I had no idea how to get to my destination. Before my reliance on my GPS, twenty years ago I would have mapped out the route before leaving the house. But now I no longer tote around a map book, so I’m lost without it. My … More How To Survive By Learning Overlooked Life Skills You Might Actually Need
By: Heather O’Neill A lifetime ago I was a dance teacher. I would teach dance 5 to 6 days a week. I was around young people all the time. As a hip hop instructor, I could pretty much do whatever I wanted, making movement fit the music, and dancers would make it happen. There were … More I Can’t …. The Importance of Good Coaches
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: Barbara Cornell Last summer, my then 20-year old son and I were out for a walk. He said to me, “Mom, I don’t want you to die because I enjoy your company, but if you did die, I think I’d be ok.” After I got over the shock of the statement and gave him … More Because Someday I’m Going to Be Dead