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High Standards

RNC Wrong to Oppose Common Core Standards

Jonah Edelman | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Jonah Edelman

If we get this right, by the 2014-2015 school year the standards that kids are held accountable to in 46 states will finally align with what they actually need to know in college and in the real world.

I Don't Want a Man, Give Me a Prince

Kate Gale | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Kate Gale

We want a man who has the class, taste and style of a gay man, the masculinity and romantic idiocy of a Greek man who would fight for Troy and the charm, wit and panache of a prince.

5 Things You Should Stop Saying to Your Single Friends

Marielle Wakim | Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy
Marielle Wakim

Memo to grandparents, aunts, uncles, seventh cousins twice removed, overly-familiar doctors, creepy neighbors, long-lost college friends, recently found college friends and all married folk: just don't go there.

If You Want to Date Someone Great, Be Someone Great

Nico Lang | Posted 10.22.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

Standards aren't the problem. Standards are great. When you have standards, it allows you to set goals in your life and hold yourself accountable. The problem is that people have the wrong standards -- ones they don't require of themselves.

My teen daughter doesn't have a single close friend

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I read another post on your blog regarding a daughter who felt like an outcast. My own daughter was in tears last night because...