Back-to-School: The Family Media Plan

Back-to-School: The Family Media Plan

Back-to-school is officially a “season”. Depending on where you live in the United States, it starts in early August and ends around the third week of September. At some point, take the time to plan out how your family uses media. Back-to-School sort of reads like a...
Sleep and Vacation

Sleep and Vacation

Whenever I’m on vacation, I lose sleep over these two things: • If I sleep to get back in sync with the local time, I miss the local vacation experience. • If I force myself to stay awake and not sleep, I’m bad company PLUS miss the local vacation experience....
Spare Change?

Spare Change?

Got some spare change? I’m not talking about the spare change between those sofa cushions.  The spare change I’m talking about comes from you: changing your mind. Changing your mind is the first step in changing your life. It is foundational. And right after we change...
Sabbath

Sabbath

Did you know that longest chapter in the Torah is about keeping the Sabbath? And have you ever observed that the commandment about Sabbath is the only one of the commandments that includes the word “holy”? I learned this listening to a Ted Talk by journalist Pico Iyer...
Autism Awareness Month + Routines

Autism Awareness Month + Routines

April is dedicated to Autism Awareness around the globe. Last Saturday, the 2nd, was Autism Awareness Day. I admit right out that I need to read some of the stunning books about autism that have come out recently. At the top of the list is John Donvan’s and Carrie...