When I went to public school, I disliked it enormously. It seemed more like a maze to navigate intense social constructs, avoid bullying, constantly trying to fit in with peers, and mollify the teacher’s wrath. It was never thought of … Continue reading
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Someone posed this question to me the other day: “My daughter is showing increased interest in math and science. Should I enroll her in STEM day-camps, after-school classes, or extra-curricular activities geared to STEM?” Which got me thinking, do … Continue reading
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One of my young adult children posed the following question: “When I’m reading my credit card statements, do positive numbers represent money that I have, or money that I owe?” Then I realized that in finances, a negative number indicates … Continue reading