Family Narrative Experiment

Recently I read an article on how children who know their family tree and the history and stories behind it, are more confident.  Looking for some more information, I found this NY Times article and decided to conduct my own little experiment.

So, that night, I took aside the youngest and started the conversation by . . . → Read More: Family Narrative Experiment

Tricky

Yesterday was Humiliation Day so I was forbidden to step near the computer lest I post some embarrassing story about one of my family members… like how they fell asleep in class and the teacher told them to stand up and go in the hall before they broke their neck… Wait! That was me.  . . . → Read More: Tricky

Lunch Wars

A typical student in America will eat 3000 school meals before they graduate high-school. This should concern you… greatly. Why?

Author Amy Kalafa explains in detail using the most respected research studies in her book, “Lunch Wars.”  I’ve been so overwhelmed by the information that I’ve dragged my feet in writing a review.  Thankfully, . . . → Read More: Lunch Wars

I know, right? Epic Fail!

Rick Portrait Photography

In school, I was the kid that fell asleep during lectures, boring meetings, and documentaries.

I could stay awake for the things that genuinely interested me, or if the person spoke with passion, but anytime the voice level was monotone or soft and soothing, I was out.  It wasn’t as . . . → Read More: I know, right? Epic Fail!