Who is Smarter? Girls or Boys?

Malek Abu-Jawdeh and Shwetlena Sabarwal took on this very issue in a blog post in 2017. In it, they explore the gaps in myths and perceptions about gender. These gaps have existed at least since the Victorian era. The question is are any of them true? Girls outperform...

Improving Your Relationship with Your Child

Building and maintaining strong relationships with children is essential in today’s society. Being able to connect with them in a world with so many barriers to meaningful communication can make it difficult. While there is no formula for establishing a strong...
Great Financial Literacy Programs for Kids

Great Financial Literacy Programs for Kids

Free tools and resources “Many parents do not approach the subject of financial literacy for kids because they lack the confidence themselves.” Thomas Henske, partner at Lenox Advisors in New York. His advice? Learn together. The biggest stumbling block is...

What To Do When Girls Struggle to Fit In

I will never forget the first day of kindergarten for my oldest daughter. It was as if she had been training for it her entire short life, she knew what she was going to wear weeks before the actual event…and it wouldn’t even surprise me if she had...

Relational Aggression

What We Know, and What We Do About It In fifth grade, I had a friend who was my absolute bestie one day and my arch enemy the next. It became a problem for my parents when I would awaken repeatedly with a dreaded stomachache and not feel like going to school. And the...

Self-acceptance and social media

One of the first things I heard on the news this morning was a story about Instagram having a toxic effect on body image and teens. Is this really news to anyone? Having two daughters, I have watched them bounce from Instagram to Snapchat to TikTok with the same...