Monday, July 24, 2017

The Suburban Mom Responds To the ‘Tiger Mother’ Outrage

When it comes to parenting, the Chinese seem to produce children who display academic excellence, musical mastery, and professional success — or so the stereotype goes.”I’m sure the Tiger...

My Generation: Fixing the Problems Created By Our Parents

In 1965, the British rock group The Who released the famous single “My Generation” about young people and their pride, their need to stick together, and how older people...

Building An Outdoor Facility for CPLL

While many suburban dads may have visions of iPads and flat screen TVs dancing in their heads, at the very top of Tim Lockwood’s holiday wish list this year...

Exercising Regularly to Prevent Diabetes

Over Thanksgiving dinner, my father revealed that he intended to live to at least 100 or until the money ran out, whichever came first. Young Doo Kwon turned 80...

Ethics Learned in Athletics Carries Over to the Classroom

In a recent game with his travel team, Will had an uncharacteristic bobble at third base. “Well, that was sloppy,” I grumbled to Bill in the bleachers. “We let...

Saving the Next Generation

OK, so I voted this week though grudgingly; it was on my to do list right after getting my flu shot, so you can tell how happy I was...

It’s a Dangerous World For Our Kids

Just after Christmas in 1985, terrorists struck the airports in Rome and Vienna, killing 19 people and injuring almost 150. The targets were El Al, the airline of Israel,...

Parents Weigh In On Cyber-Bullying

Every so often a news story comes along that galvanizes a nation and forces us to rethink fundamental ways of doing things, including the way we talk to our...

Talking Technology

Even though I celebrated a major milestone birthday this year, I don’t feel that old, except when I stop to consider the major technological changes that have swept through...

The Value of Hard Work

With my senior year just around the corner, I am mentally preparing myself for the onslaught of college applications, another round of AP classes, leadership orientation and responsibilities, and...

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