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Going Abroad

Guess What's on a Child's Mind

Dafna Maor | Posted 02.22.2013 | Parents
Dafna Maor

When children are very young, they have a hard time seeing a different point of view than their own. Most young children seem like that for the first years of their lives. It takes a long time for them to realize their view of the world is different than others.'

The 5 Unexpected Pitfalls Of International Travel

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

While it's logical to plan for a trip, travelers often become so entranced in the moment that they don't always anticipate the after-effects of travel. Like most things in life, there are pros and cons to traveling as well.

Pride and Prejudice: Why Parenting Is Different for Me

Dafna Maor | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

As the parent of a child with autism, I discovered a peculiar thing: Many things that cause stress, or at least some annoyance, to other parents are causes for joy or at least satisfaction for me.

A Lesson From Russia: Teach Your Kids to Quit

Karen Dukess | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

We stayed in Moscow for six years, years that we wouldn't have had if we each hadn't been bold enough to give up something good for the promise of something we thought would be better.

Happy Start to the School Year

Dafna Maor | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

I cannot think of a better gift for the coming Jewish year than knowing that your child is a caring, helpful friend.

If Life Gives You Lemons, Take Out Your Toolbox

Dafna Maor | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Not everything that happens is fixable, but what can be changed by sheer will power is the way you react to them.

Mothers Go to War

Dafna Maor | Posted 10.17.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

While the knowledge and experience of professionals merits respect, parents should never forget the following: Parents know their children better than anyone else.

At 2, He Couldn't Speak, But He Could Read and Haggle

Dafna Maor | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Tal has come a long way since he was 2. He's learned a lot, but so have I.

Your Child's Autism Cures You From Trying to Please Everyone

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.08.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

Working in a media outlet doesn't necessarily guarantee that you are surrounded by people with high communication skills and knowledge of the human psyche.

Step 1 in Solving Problems: Don't Go Looking for Them

Dafna Maor | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

What my experience has taught me, especially in the first year after Tal was diagnosed, is that things that used to seem like big problems simply aren't any more.

How the European Debt Crisis Helped me Part From My Son for a Little

Dafna Maor | Posted 08.21.2012 | Parents
Dafna Maor

I checked my email for the last time and found out that my editor wanted me to go to Greece to cover the elections there. The last time I left my son for more than a day was when he was 3 1/2.

The Right Study Abroad Program Can Prepare Students for the Global Marketplace

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 01.17.2012 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Today's students need international exposure since globalization continues to increase employers' demands for more global workers. But it can be difficult to land a global job upon graduation.

Ultimate Outsourcing: Americans Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

It's being called the ultimate outsourcing: Americans looking for jobs overseas. This role reversal may seem scary, but it reflects the future of global commerce.