So you’ve been following the one-dollar-per-week-per-age-of-your-child allowance system for a while. However, now you have a tween, and you feel that the time has come for her allowance to mature (whether or not you think she will). Your tweenager (Is that a thing?) is at a perfect age to start taking on more money responsibility. […]
I remember thinking to myself, “How could you not know this?” I was a sophomore Teacher’s Assistant (TA) in the Bates College Freshman Biology lab. One of the students had asked me a question about invertebrate heart development that I couldn’t answer. I turned to Dr. P. because surely he would know. He was the […]
“Let all your efforts be directed to something, let it keep that end in view. It’s not activity that disturbs people, but false conceptions of things that drive them mad.” —SENECA, ON TRANQUILITY OF MIND, 12.5* Questioning why we’re here is part of our nature. Even my younger daughter turned to me a few weeks […]
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