The Short and Sweet of Bank Failures and Bailouts

Bank failures and bailouts are a topic that we’ve heard a lot about in recently. Here’s what you need to know: When a bank goes under, it can have a ripple effect on the economy. It can lead to a loss of confidence in the financial system, make it harder for businesses and individuals to […]

Beyond Table Manners: Teaching Your Children the Fundamental Principles of Good Manners

Although many people associate good manners with proper table etiquette and saying please and thank you, good manners extend beyond these basic behaviors. In fact, manners are essential for promoting respect and harmony in social settings, including at home. The 3 Basic Principles of Good Manners There are three fundamental principles of good manners: respect, […]

Sittervising: The New Parenting Trend Promoting Independence and Self-Confidence

Are you a parent who feels overwhelmed by the constant need to monitor your child’s every move? Do you feel like your child’s success is a reflection of your own self-worth? It’s time to take a step back and embrace a new parenting trend called “Sittervising.” In this approach, parents supervise from a distance, allowing […]

Why Being a Good Example is the Greatest Superpower of All

Superheroes are all the rage these days, and children are fascinated by their superpowers. Superhero movies have broken box office records, and superhero clothing has become increasingly popular. Even adults enjoy these movies and attend them with their children. Children love to reenact superpowers in their backyards and school yards. They are fascinated by these […]

The Power of Incentives: How Rewards Drive Our Behavior and Shape Our Choices

Have you ever found yourself working harder at something simply because you wanted to accomplish it? Or maybe you were motivated by some external reward, like a bonus or promotion? Incentives are an integral part of our daily lives, whether we realize it or not. They are the rewards that encourage positive behavior and motivate […]

Federalizing Education: A Big Mistake

Did we make a huge mistake by federalizing education? The answer is yes. Here’s why: A Brief History of the Department of Education In 1979, President Jimmy Carter established the Department of Education to promote educational excellence and ensure equal access to education across the country. However, its creation was met with pushback from many […]