I came across two articles recently that gave statistical weight to my thoughts. The first article is by Chris Blattman, a professor here at Columbia who writes prolifically on foreign aid (among other subjects). In his recent “Is it nuts to give money to the poor?” he remarks:
The past couple of weeks have been interesting, to say the least. The kids have both been in a burnout mood, older more than younger. The curriculum I picked out has not worked out as I had hoped. It was all on the computer, so instead of doing their work they would play games or […]
I think that in today’s world, we are all busy and we all have hard things that we have to deal with. Not one of us has an easy life. The only people with nothing to worry about are the dead ones… just saying. Now, I know that my life may not be as hard […]
In today’s fast-paced, instant gratification society, it is no surprise that kids constantly want, want, want. Before we moved to a home that did not have internet access, our kiddos never watched regular TV. Instead, they had Netflix, and at the time I didn’t realize just how awesome Netflix was. Sure, I understood that we […]
It was time to get serious about eating healthier, living healthier, and promoting a healthy lifestyle among my family and friends as well. Which is where my blog comes in. I plan to share many more things than just my obsession with food, but that is to come later on. Now we are brought here […]
I’ve been waiting 365 days to say “Happy New Year” since I had so much fun saying it last year. Happy New Year, Friend.
A while back, I saw someone’s post about a Thanks Tree. I wish I remembered who posted it so I could give credit. I’m sorry about that. Well, I did a version of that with my kids. It started with an art project we were working on for Fall. First, the kids colored with crayons, […]