Practice! Practice!

“Hey, cabbie, how do I get to Carnegie Hall?” “Practice! Practice!” Yes, old joke. But kids need to practice to get on the Honor Roll, the softball team, the next level of algebra, the cello solo, or a great performance in the school play. Just about anything worth...

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Fashion vs Future

It’s back-to-school time again and all the major retailers — from electronics to apparel — are telling me that I have to run out and buy new outfits, backpacks and gadgets for my kids. This year I’m hitting pause to put some thought to what is really going to make my...

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