Fall is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean you have to do the major closet swap just yet. The retail industry is always pushing the seasons—shelves are stocked with sweaters in August and heavy outerwear before the first frost. But for some of us, the transitional months are stressful. The thought of another long, cold winter is too much to handle, and autumn temperatures are tricky—one day it's 50 degrees, the next, 80. Who knows what to wear?Continue Reading
To the adult children who've moved home and are taking advantage of your parents' goodwill, living at home for free: Your parents' focus should be on their financial health and socking away money for retirement. Not on keeping you comfortable and happy. That's your job. From Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women & Money.Continue Reading
Teachers, parents, and students enter each school year with anticipation and trepidation, perhaps especially so when a student has a history of behavioral challenges. Dealing with behaviorally challenging students and their parents has been identified as one of the greatest stressors for teachers, and student behavior problems are commonly cited as a leading factor causing teachers to leave the profession prematurely. In the U.S. and Canada, rates of office discipline referrals, detentions, suspensions, and (in 19 American states) corporal punishment, remain at astronomical levels.Continue Reading
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