How Books Can Change Your Life

Here is a what a former Ivy League College Dean has to say about how books can change your life. Asked recently to name my favorite three books I looked around my apartment with its several thousand books and said to myself—“Really—three books?!” I think I have read...

How To Keep Your Kids Drug-Free This Summer

According to reports from the Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge Base approximately 30% of teens are offered drugs in middle school and high school. Every day, 8,000 kids take their first drink of alcohol or use an illicit drug for the first time and starting them...

Taking Charge and Stopping Your Child’s Torment

It could not be more frustrating –  Bullying. It is heartbreaking, complicated and challenging. Only those that have been through it with a child really understand how demoralizing bullying can be and the incredibly negative long-term impact it can have on the...

How to Improve Reading for Children, Ages 6-18

The two most common pieces of advice about making children excel at reading are, “Have your child read more” and “Inspire a love of reading in your child.” It’s hard to decide which of those is more useless. “Inspire a love of reading” assumes that you have to like...