Bullies… What You Need To Know

Bullies... What You Need To Know Let’s try a little exercise. Think back to your childhood.  Can you name a person who bullied you? Sean Sands was mine.  As a 7th grader, Sean was close to six feet tall and well-built- he was a footballer who knew how to throw his weight around.  And that he did. Occasionally, I was the subject of his attention, but not that often and [...]

By |2018-08-23T07:16:20+00:00August 12th, 2018|Bullying, Parenting|0 Comments

Dumbing Down? New study suggests young people’s IQs are in decline.

Dumbing Down? New study suggests young people's IQs are in decline. The above title comes from a recent article following a report by Norwegian scientists Ole Rogeberg and Bernt Bratsberg that suggests that the consistent rise in IQ scores since WW2 ( by three points a decade) is now past its peak score in 1975. This shift, they say, could be due to many factors, including the way children are brought [...]

By |2018-08-23T07:30:54+00:00August 10th, 2018|Parenting, Parenting Lessons|0 Comments

“We Are The Champions, My Friends”

"We Are The Champions, My Friends!” Let’s play a game together. No cheating, please-I think you know the answers! 1. Table R1 of the Program for International Student Assessment lists countries by the scores of 15-year-old students on the PISA reading literacy scale, 2015. Which country finished 24th? Answer: USA 2. Table M1 of the Program for International Student Assessment lists countries by the scores of 15-year-old students on the PISA mathematical [...]

By |2018-08-10T19:24:03+00:00August 8th, 2018|Parenting, Parenting Style|0 Comments