Protecting An Audience

This post is more for people who haven’t built an audience than those who have, though either may find it useful. Building an audience isĀ hard. Finding your people, getting their attention, giving them useful, relevant information, and keeping them engaged is no small feat. It takes thought, time and a lot of work on a […]

Enough With The “Mean Mom”

You know what I’m talking about. The “mean mom” is the (usually) self-appointed title taken on by Moms when they say “no” to their children, and then tell you about it. It usually comes up when said mom is asking other parents how they handle a given situation. When Mean Mom finds support for her […]

Why You Should Coach Odyssey Of The Mind

Odyssey of the Mind is a pretty ingeniousĀ program. It’s a creative problem solving challenge for teams of kids as young as kindergarten and as old as college. Teams receive a problem and spend months working on the solution. These are not simple problems. The link I gave you is to the summaries. The problems are […]

Being Dory

I haven’t written anything that I wanted to get right as much as this post. I hope you will help me. My friends, Chris and Jennifer, have a beautiful daughter named Sydney. Sydney has Smith Magenis Syndrome (SMS). I’ll bet you don’t know what that is. The best way to learn is to listen to […]

iPod/iPhone/iPad Contract

After lots of discussion, we decided to buy each of our daughters an iPod Touch for Christmas. If you don’t know, an iPod Touch is basically an iPhone without the phone. Because there is no wireless service, you have to be on a WiFi network to access the internet. Other than that, it’s basically the […]