Imagine celebrating your Sweet Sixteen at the age of 64? Or having to use a fake birthday for online forms because the computer won't accept your actual day of birth? This is the reality for many people born on February 29 - a date that comes along only once every four years. Called "leapers" or "leaplings," these are individuals who were born on the extra day in February … [Read more...] about Were You Born on Leap Day? Learn All About “Leaplings!”
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Most of my life has been spent in groups of men and women. First, my family of six. Then elementary school classrooms. Then more school, including business school, where 100% of our work occurred in study groups. Then actual business, with its endless small meetings and large presentations, as well as a few nonprofit boards, where all work again occurs in groups. What’s … [Read more...] about Do Women Need to Learn How to Speak Out in a Crowd?
The Penn State sex-abuse scandal has people up in arms, and in some ways we find ourselves in a similar position as when the scandal in the Catholic church was exposed - stung by the realization of the extent to which people will go to conceal what they wish to deny. In the first place, few can fathom how Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant coach of the Penn State … [Read more...] about Parenting Lessons We Can Learn From the Penn State Scandal
Getting enough sleep continues to be a major challenge for many individuals, with 10 to 15% of Americans currently suffering from chronic insomnia. As schedules continue to be jam-packed with work, activities, and obligations, there seems to be less room for relaxation and little time to un-wind at the end of the day before trying to catch some precious sleep. Many … [Read more...] about Learn How to Fight Insomnia
Games are a cool way to teach kids important lessons. While some games provide fun pastimes, others incorporate educational activities that impart knowledge. While many kids learn quickly and easily using structured methods, such as classroom settings and textbooks, others glean important facts through fun activities. Consider your children's age, level of understanding, … [Read more...] about Cool Learning Games for Kids