I’ve seen them in every company I’ve worked: engineers in their 50s, ready to retire by every possible measurement, but with a kid (or two) in college. They’ve worked for decades in Silicon Valley, and they are, now, officially, old-timers.
They are self-centered, petty, and proud. They demand instant results like a spoiled princess on her birthday. And they think their work is somehow more important than how they treat others. Yes, Silicon Valley Executives may change the world, but that doesn’t excuse them to act like kindergartners.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. In that light, I’ve been reading some articles lately about “Middle School Mom Stress.” I can imagine that middle school can be a dark time for lots of parents.
I am a complete homeschool nubie. I’ve never been anywhere near it before. But, the more I look into it, the more it seems like an awesome opportunity for me and my kids. There are so many resources available these days,
Think college is too expensive? Perhaps you’re not paying attention. No doubt, the sticker price of college is out of control. But, the people who pay full price must apparently enjoy watching money burn. With a little financial planning,
A 5th grade mind is a terrible thing to waste. Ok, any mind is a terrible thing to waste…. I think it’s great that our schools are trying to teach kids about money. Too many people grow up to adulthood without any fundamental understanding of how to achieve financial stability and,