Archives for August, 2013

Tantrum-Free Shopping with Your Kids

by Kristy Wyatt All parents have had to deal with their child’s melt-down in a grocery store at one point or another, and while it’s a frustrating often embarrassing thing to deal with, there are helpful tips and tricks to help keep these tantrums at bay. Here are just a few ideas to keep your little one from having that …

Our Libraries, Here to Stay

by Sarah G. Mason With the advent of social media, ebooks and the internet, there are many who argue that the library is a dying institution. From a political standpoint, libraries are viewed as non-essential and are often the first to go when a county undergoes budget cuts. After all, what’s more important in a struggling economy: libraries or police …

Knock ‘Em Dead

Interview by Lauren Douglass New York Times bestseller Martin Yate is the author of Knock Em Dead, and he’s here to address young college graduates and their parents everywhere. Yate talks with me about navigating the twists and turns of worklife, what never to do in an interview, and how young professionals face more challenges today than ever before. What …

Roman Krznaric: How to Find Fulfilling Work

Interviewed by Lauren Douglass Cultural thinker and writer Roman Krznaric is the author of the insightful new book “The Wonderbox” and “How to Find Fulfilling Work.” Krznaric shares his knowledge on the the ins and outs of job satisfaction, career changes and the future of the workforce. Why do you think so many people are unsatisfied with their work? Over …

Food Fiction

As we go from day to day, all the food “no-nos” we’ve been diligently taught ring clear in our minds. Stay away from red meat, veggies are better raw, eat several small meals a day to stay slim – and yet, some of these well-known tidbits are more fiction than fact. Eggs are Bad for You We’ve all been told …

Myth of Aging

by Kat Freestone The Myth: Your genes determine your destiny The Truth: While genes do play a role in how we age, DNA isn’t the only thing that can determine how long we live and the health risks we face. Environment also plays a role, and so do our lifestyle choices. Experts say that healthy day-to-day choices are just as …