Pittsburgh's Mister Rogers conjures up ideals of kindness, patience, and optimism. Those of us who grew up in his Neighborhood of Make-Believe are well-versed in his lessons on sharing, friendship, and inclusivity. We all know and love him for being the every-child advocate he was. The name Fred ... » Learn More about Attitudes are Caught, Not Taught: The Fred Method & Future of Learning
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When our beautiful city of Pittsburgh began reopening after quarantine, it did so as thoughtfully, incrementally, and safely as possible. So when Fogo de Chao's Sales Manager, Mr. Gary White, invited me to check out the private dining options, I knew I was in good hands. I also knew it was an ... » Learn More about (Fo)go to Dinner
Don’t know if you’ve noticed, but distance learning may be here to stay, at least for a while. There, there now. Cry into your coffee if you must, I understand. If your situation is anything like millions of others’, your house has become a disaster zone. Trying to corral the chaos of having ... » Learn More about Decluttering 101: Make Room for a Combined Working and Learning Environment
This post is sponsored by The Allstate Foundation. All opinions are my own. This November ushers in my 40th year on the planet. When I recall some of my best times, those beloved teenage years immediately come rushing back. Turning 13 was exhilarating! Turning 16 was freedom! Turning 18 ... » Learn More about I Forgot How Hard It Is Being a Teenager
Remember when we were excited to bid farewell to 2019, hopeful and optimistic for the New Year? Then 2020 hit and we were all: via GIPHY Every time I want to bury my head in the sand, deflated and defeated by current events, I'm inspired by someone else's fight for a better ... » Learn More about Failing Forward