You’re a bright, successful business executive making good money and managing a capable staff of accomplished professionals. You are successful beyond your wildest business school dreams. You’ve achieved much-yet something’s missing. On the surface, life is good-yet you feel tired, drained, frustrated, defeated. Intuitively, you know your life can and should be more fulfilling.
As a mother of five grown children (and soon to be grandmother!), I can attest to the fact that organizing skills are a major factor in the success of our children in school and the quality of our life at home. The ease with which we manage every area of our lives – from getting … [Read more…]
Managing money is one of the most critical skills we must master to function effectively as adults. However, public school curricula rarely address this issue directly. Instead, teachers cover it as a side topic or as examples in math.
It was a cool August night during the Summer before my Junior year in high school. I was just getting off work on what seemed to be the worst day of my life. I was having a mental break-down, nothing was going right, and every negative thing in my life seemed to hit me at … [Read more…]
Its just about time for school to start again (is summer vacation getting shorter?) and that means the start of sports programs for your children. The hot summer climate we’re still “enjoying”, and the increasingly competitive climate in children’s sports may raise some concerns about the safety of those programs. Here are a few guidelines … [Read more…]
First of all, a bit of background: A high school dropout, stay-at-home mom until the age of 40, I wasn’t too motivated to learn. Then I read the following quote:”Old Bureaucrat, my comrade, it is not you who are to blame. No one ever helped you to escape.… Nobody grasped you by the shoulder while … [Read more…]
Chances are you have been on the Internet and have been surfing in and out of websites looking for valuable information pertaining to a favorite topic or researching a subject for school or work. As you type in keyword(s) you match the information you are searching for on Google, you come up with 10,000 pages … [Read more…]
The back-to-school shopping is done. Brand new pencils, colored markers, and notebooks fill my daughter’s back pack. I’ve cleaned off the refrigerator in preparation for the new onslaught of pictures and class notices. School’s started. She is excited to be back amongst her friends. I find myself in the everyday routine of waking up in … [Read more…]
The topic of nutrition is one that is always present in our lives no matter where we turn. It’s on the news, magazine articles, at school, at your doctor’s office, and even is a major topic for many books.