If you’re a parent or caregiver of a school-aged child, you’re probably familiar with the question, “But do I have to go to school today?” All kids, no matter how much they like school, sometimes want to spend the day doing other things. (I suppose we don’t really outgrow that urge…) But though they [...]
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Today, I had one of those mornings. Stubborn kids, messy kitchen; the entire morning routine was running further behind schedule and my blood pressure was on the rise. Sound familiar? As a new(ish) parent of two, there are days when it still impossible to get my five-year old ready for school, my toddler ready for our nanny-share [...]
“We are guilty of many errors and many faults, but our worst crime is abandoning the children, neglecting the fountain of life. Many of the things we need can wait. The child cannot. Right now is the time his bones are being formed, his blood is being made, and his senses are being developed. To [...]
Yesterday, President Obama released his FY2016 budget—hundreds of pages worth of charts, spreadsheets, and budgetary policy. Since I know you are busy doing many other things, I decided to break down a few key pieces of the budget for you. As I always like to remind people, yes, the budget is a fiscal document and [...]