Archive for the "Life Lessons" Category

  • The Wall St Journal: The Montessori Mafia

    The Wall St Journal: The Montessori Mafia April 2011 "Ironically, the Montessori educational approach might be the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the school’s alumni that one might suspect a Montessori Mafia: Google’s founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, videogame pioneer Will Wright, and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, not to mention Julia Child and rapper Sean “P.Diddy” Combs." "Is there something going on here? Is there something about the Montessori approach that nurtures creativity and inventiveness that we can all learn from?" "Perhaps it’s just a coincidence that Montessori alumni lead two of the

  • Homemade Cold Remedies

    As soon as the kids are back in school, the flu season cranks up to full strength. Coughs, stuffed noses, fevers, sneezing—you name it, they’re all there. I’m a big believer in home remedies, and there’s nothing like a little extra special care from Mom or Dad to help our little ones when they get sick. But what works to combat colds and what doesn’t? I thought I’d do a little research on the best homemade remedies for cold season. Make sure you share these tips with your babysitters and nannies. They’re on the