Do our hunter-gatherer forebears have something to tell us about the recipe for parenting? What is old is new again. 'Paleo diets' are all the rage. How about applying some 'paleo parenting' principles to raising kids?
Reading aloud to kids helps children strengthen vocabulary and unpack complex issues while enhancing parent-child bonds. And while they may never admit it, even middle schoolers secretly like to be read to.
So you bought a Kindle, but now don't want to pay a lot of money to fill it with books. As usual, our personal finance expert has a solution to your problem. He's compiled a list of 28 free books that are both economical, and enjoyable.
In the midst of summer, a little boredom can be a vessel for a good drift, following a line of thoughts and just seeing what adventures appear. It helps to have a raft — real or imagined.