The 4 Lessons I Hope My Teens Learn From Their 1st Summer Jobs

Yep, even First Daughter Sasha Obama has gotten herself a summer job. She is staffing the drive-thru window at one of her parents’ favorite seafood joints on Martha’s Vineyard, accompanied to work for her four-hour shifts by six Secret Servicemen. Summer jobs are a rite of passage and both my…

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Lessons on Bathing Suits From a Little Girl in Lycra

Over the last 20 or so years I’ve bought more bathing suits than I can count. I’ve coveted expensive pieces and despised ones that simply didn’t fit (and should have never been purchased). I’ve found a select few that were perfect (and sadly, didn’t last forever). I should add that…

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Parenting Kids Today to Prevent Adult Bullying Tomorrow: Lessons from the Miami Dolphins bullying case

The independent investigation report into the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal was released today.  I blogged about this story a couple of times last November because it really hit me deeply, because we care so much about the bullying problem, and because I’ve published a few academic articles on workplace harassment. …

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