Living that Conference-Wife Life

I've spent the last few days at a extravagantly lovely resort in Central Florida. Not because I found myself in need of warmer weather, but accompanying my rocket-scientist husband to a large technology conference: SciTech. This isn't my first rodeo. We married when my husband was in grad school, and literally came back from our …

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Boosting Creativity: Constraints

It makes sense to give kids lots of free time and space to let their creativity blossom. Right on. There is altogether too much structure in kids' lives these days: music classes, sports teams, play dates, school. We love academics and extra-curricular activities and somehow our success-driven, measurable-achievement-craving society tells us our kids will be …

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