An incredible story from NPR about raising children that will make you re-think how you bring up yours. At age 34, Jean Briggs traveled above the Arctic Circle and lived out on the tundra for 17 months. There were no roads, no heating systems, no grocery stores. Winter temperatures could easily dip below minus 40 degrees […]
One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings School is not just about studying and grades, it’s about people.
Over the years, I’ve been blessed to have countless positive influences in my life. Their example and their wisdom have shaped me in every way—including my financial practices. Here are seven specific ways. 7 Pieces of Financial Advice That Forever Changed My Life
I’d have to agree that “It’s not just the behaviour that’s different.“
I have friends whose kids had trouble with their coordination. The good thing is that it is treatable with outdoor exercises according to this doctor. The typical kid today isn’t outside much, and most aren’t moving as they should be even while they are indoors. They’ve developed awkward, uncoordinated movements as a result of being immobile, wearing […]
An important read for every parent. Its both human, and typical of how we parent today: At the first indication of unhappiness from our kids, we rush in to fix it, […] like human pacifiers. Source: The Misguided Desire of Wanting Our Kids to Be Happy
“In our language we have no such word as ‘please’ or ‘thank you,’ because it is expected of us that we share and give what we have,” the man says. “Today, we have to say ‘please.’ We have to say ‘thank you.’ We have to beg for things.” In the old days, it was a […]
I’ve never understood the idea that because a small number of people have a gender identity problem, that we should extend that problem to others, especially our own kids. “Offering kids the opportunity to pursue what they’d like, freed from societal expectations, is an undeniably positive thing — whether it has to do with toys, […]
Psychologists at Harvard University have found that there are several elements that are very important and basic. It is not as complicated as you may think. All of them are quite obvious, but a good reminder all the same.
Wim Hof has not been the only person to promote cold water immersion as a means for health. However while he has encouraged research into his methods, he has come under fire for the claims people associated with him have put forth which are dubious at best. Pepijn van Erp has an interesting write-up on […]