My publisher sent me the catalog copy for my new book, The Power of Slow. I’m thrilled as it is proof it really is going to happen!! My husband and I decided to have a slow morning with a leisurely breakfast and a chat. It […]
I meet the neatest people. Christa Clark-Jones is founder of CarFreeLifestyle.com, a user-generated website for car-free enthusiasts. She is an award-winning short filmmaker who has worked with the City of Davis, California, studying the impacts of the city’s greenhouse gas emissions. Christa received her B.S. […]
Ever heard of eBay? If you’re online, how could you not? Like eBay, Zwaggle.com is place to get good, used stuff. It is a swap-n-shop Web site especially for parents with an eye for sustainable living. Swap gently used items for points, or Zoints, to purchase […]
In the February 2009 issue of Success magazine, publisher and editorial director, Darren Hardy, shares his top eight tips for fostering abundant thinking in children. I find his list fascinating on three accounts: one, Success is a business magazine ; two, a business magazine publisher, who is […]
Some of us are more ambitious than others. I’ll readily admit I have high hopes for my smart, charming daughter and my entertaining, athletic son. But more importantly, whose life is it, anyway? If my kids don’t do their homework, who suffers? Other than the possibility their lives might emulate the cast of the movie, Failure to Launch, it isn’t really our problem when your kids make bad decisions. Ultimately, they have to deal with the consequences. We only think we do.