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Disarming the Selective College Arms Race: 6 Strategies for Parents

Hélène Tragos Stelian | Posted 08.26.2015 | College
Hélène Tragos Stelian

So how can we, the parents, help our kids navigate this crazy arms race of elite college admissions without feeding the beast? While we may be powerless to change the system, what steps can we take to make the best of a difficult situation, for our kids, our families, and our communities?

Bad Book Reviews: One Author's Reaction

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

It is a truth widely known fact that if you're fortunate enough to have written and published a book and lucky enough to have people talk about it, comments will run the gamut from good to bad, with many shades of mediocre in between.

Cinephiles Will Love 'Listen Up Philip'

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

No matter how many movies you have seen this year, you haven't seen one like "Listen Up Philip." This film, which is directed by Alex Ross Perry ("The...

Think Big

Mike Robbins | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I've had a number of experiences in the past few months which have both inspired me and challenged me to think big (and also to look at the ways in which I don't).

Pants Gone Missing at a Hollywood Club

Laurenne Sala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Laurenne Sala

My friend turned thirty and threw herself a party at a Hollywood club. Ugh. I went to that club against my will and became the thirty-year-old I used to make fun of.

Anger and Your Inner Warrior

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

Anger is the desire to protect. It is not some dark, evil emotion that we should shun. Yet, when we suppress it, anger waits for an opportunity to express itself out of its original context.