In 2007, New York Magazine published an article “How Not to Talk to Your Kids.” The synopsis of which is a fairly simple rule for all parents to follow: stop calling your children smart. The response? Overwhelming as it was controversial, as groves of behavior analysts, teachers, and naturally a few soccer moms, weighed their opinions […]
At least twice I day I get polled by a passerby with the question, “Where are you from?” The question isn’t based out of politeness, but instead a direct reaction to my thick, Southern accent. I never encountered this before I moved to Raleigh, North Carolina- a cultural melting pot filled with Asians, African, […]
We’re hard headed and independent and we’re in the prime of our lives…….
…..but what about mom and dad?