No one should ever experience being bullied. It's a cowardly action that unfortunately occurs all too often in our schools. According to the National Education Association, it is estimated that 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students. I was one of...
The change hasn't been as easy as I thought it would be. After all, I was moving to paradise and I told my friends, "Who's going to regret living in Hawaii for at least a couple of years of their life?" And while I stand by that sentiment, it took some time to adjust.
The FAMILY Act is good for mothers, and it's good for every other American who might face a life-changing event. In other words, it's good for all of us.
It takes a special hotel that delivers the right mix of pampering, fine dining, and premium accommodations to warrant a high price tag. Many properties around the world have mastered this trifecta, attracting loyal guests who keep coming back for more. Go all out in style at any of these...
Letter To My Son,
In my mind, my son, Wes, is tall. He is kind and smart and full of sweet mischief. He loves to run. He runs everywhere, down the hall, down the street. Always with a sly grin. Like his dad. He has his dad's eyes and his perfect nose and his lips.
Energy inefficiency can't be good. That doesn't yet mean that efficiency alone is sufficient. Every economist worth his or her degree would conclude that we need a price on carbon or a similar instrument. Bonus fact: There's no direct rebound effect with pricing mechanisms.
National Work And Family Month,
Recently, two male CEOs stepped down to be more involved dads. Most working dads have to muddle through with difficult trade-offs. What we really need are "CEO Dads" who stick around and create supportive workplaces for the rest of us.
Going on Atlantic Time would raise the spirits and mental and physical energy of more New Englanders than not, by alleviating the late-afternoon grimness of late fall, winter and early spring.
On November 4, 2014 California voters will decide the fate of Proposition 1 - the 2014 Water Bond -- which authorizes the sale of $7.12 billion in new general obligation bonds and the reallocation of an additional $425 million of previously authorized, but unissued, bonds. Do you live in California...
From early childhood through higher education and beyond, there is little debate that the iPad -- still less than five years old -- is transforming how we learn.
Actually, most of the words I've read are not judgmental, but are merely making note of how much Zellweger's face has changed. Renee Zellweger is a public figure. We've seen her in movies. She looks totally different now. Of course one is going to notice. Like I'm not going to point it out?
Here's the secret: Self-control is like a muscle. And the more you use it, the more self-control you'll have, and the easier it will be to exert it.
Misconceptions about the Ebola problem have spread more rapidly than a tropical fever. In the interest of clarifying the situation, here are a number of points that need to be made.
Today, the smartphone in your pocket has a high-quality digital camera. Everyone -- not just artists -- is a photographer, and the explosion of photos taken annually proves it.
The Internet's dark world of bizarre online media programs and bunker-crazy talk-radio hosts has probably cost gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez the governor's office. Beauprez can't shake off the digital archive of underground thought that he articulated on these shows beginning after his last gubernatorial loss in 2006 and continuing into...
Giving away half of your work to nonprofits. For free. Nuts, huh? But it's a trending business idea that reimagines what it means to be engaged in pro bono service.
Before this, the only thing I've ever really felt done well is be a mom. This job allows me to support our family and still do that.
These simple recommendations to eat a plant-based diet, be physically active each day, and avoid alcohol can help our girls avoid breast cancer in later life.
Why engage in all of those strike operations if Kobani is not an integral part of the strategy, as John Kerry said last week?
What are the limits of rehabilitation for a person with a damaged brain, and how can persons with healthy brains improve themselves further?