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How to Love Your Child’s Summer Vacation, Pt. 2
May 28th, 2017

In yesterday’s post I proposed the first three of five tips to help you with summer vacation activity ideas. These are meant to ease your mind and equip you with helpful ideas if you’re one of many parents wondering how you’re going to fill the vast expanses of hot days with “bored” kids… retain your sanity… […]

How to Love Your Child’s Summer Vacation
May 26th, 2017

Along with your child’s school summer vacation, the summer season itself brings many natural cues to slow down: the warmth, the longer days (more time = less need to do things fast), and the luscious grass or warm sand that beckons, Lie down! But the approach of summer can also strike terror in the hearts […]

Digital Dependence & Social Intelligence: Is Siri Dumbing Down Our Humanity?
May 17th, 2017

Is our technological wizardry with its infinite stream of instant answers eroding what makes us most human? Is digital dependence undermining our social intelligence? During my strolls through Costco, a persistent thought comes to me (besides yum, those pizza samples are good):  If I were an evil genius wanting to erode the nutritional intelligence of a civilization, this […]

Taming Tech to Protect Sleep: A No-Brainer for Healthy Brains
May 3rd, 2017

Whenever you want to make healthier choices, like going on a diet, the most successful strategy is to focus on the benefits and yumminess of what you can have, rather than on what you’re giving up. It’s true with food, and it’s true with tech. Zeroing in on specific priorities, like to protect sleep, is going […]

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