life skills

Focus Less On Assignments And More On ‘Essential Skills’

Focus Less On Assignments And More On ‘Essential Skills’

As the end of the school year approaches and the long summer months loom ahead, I am often struck by two questions: Has my son learned everything he was supposed to learn in third grade? And how the hell am I supposed to keep him from falling even further behind…

Let Your Older Kids Navigate The Family Through The Airport

Let Your Older Kids Navigate The Family Through The Airport

Navigating the airport during the holidays (or anytime) with kids might be the worst part of the travel experience—well, besides the actual flight itself. If you’ve got a child who is a little older, though, it could be a great opportunity to let them test out their navigation skills.