Do overprotected kids = anxious kids?

Do overprotected kids = anxious kids?

Parental protection keeps kids safe; too much parental protection may turn them into anxiety-ridden adults. Being an outdoorsy person all my life, I’ve often observed that people who are into outdoor sports, walks, etc., tend to be happy, outgoing, gregarious sorts....
Me & Beloit College, Wisconsin

Me & Beloit College, Wisconsin

I’m a proud alumnus (1978) of Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin, USA, where I kept myself out of trouble by editing the college newspaper (The Roundtable) and taking as many writing classes as I could (in between learning to kayak through the outdoors club). ...
Hello Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Hello Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Hello Halifax, Nova Scotia schools and libraries: I’m available for author presentations in your area June 6 through 9, 2016. Hope to meet some of you! Check out my information here:...
Math and kids

Math and kids

Math and Kids: Words and Numbers to Ponder When high school math is optional, 50% of students choose not to take it. Children start to give up on math at age seven, sometimes even younger. One study found that between 10 and 15% of those entering college are not ready...
Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Wishing one and all a healthy, happy, prosperous new year! Among all the things that I can celebrate, one is submitting a teen adventure novel yesterday, one that I’ve been working on for six months. It’s always such a relief (also a letdown!) to finally...