Problem? There’s a Pill for That. Well, Maybe…

Over the past few decades, medical advances have improved the quality–and length–of life for millions. And we’ve gotten so used to relying on pills that we’ve gotten ourselves into some serious trouble. In short, we’re taking way more medication than we need to. And our health is suffering as a result. The infographic below illustrates […]

Beyond Winning + LTG William E. Ingram + LTG Michael Ferriter

[amazon asin=0762786655&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Luis Fernando Llosa, co-author of Beyond Winning.
Topic:
Smart parenting in a toxic sports environment
Issues: Why kids shouldn’t do organized sports until about age 11; the importance of not trying to live your sports fantasies through your children; avoiding bullying, trash talk, and elitism; picking sports based on your child’s developmental stage; suggestions for how to revamp the youth sports industry.

LTG IngramLTG William E. Ingram, Jr. Director, Army National Guard


LTG FerriterLTG Michael Ferriter, Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management (ACSIM) and Commanding General, U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM)

Interfaith Families + Army Reserve Family Programs

[amazon asin=0807013196&template=thumbleft&chan=default]Susan Katz Miller, author of Being Both.
Topic:
Embracing two religions in one interfaith family
Issues: The growing phenomenon of dual-faith relationships; debunking the myth that raising children with two religions confuses children; the benefits of learning two faiths; how the interfaith experience enriches children, makes them more tolerant, encourages them to ask meaningful questions, and sparks creative thinking.


Brigadier General Tammy Smith, Director of Human Capital Core for the U. S. Army Reserve, talks about Army Reserve Family Programs


Working Too Much Makes us Stupider – And Three Other Reasons to Plan Your Next Vacation

American men—and women—are working more than ever. A recent Workforce Management study indicates that 55% of employees report that their workload has increased since the great recession, and 27% say it’s doubled. You’d think that the first thing American workers would do after all this stress is take a vacation. But according to a poll […]

Coffee with Sam: International Travel

Have you heard of SafariHub, an exciting new London-based online travel agency that specializes in the East African region? My guess is that you haven’t–but if you love to travel with your family, it’s one you should know about. This exciting new company will offer clients an unusual range of activities including tailor made family […]

Coffee with Sam: Overcoming Travel Anxiety

9/11, for most of us, brings about old emotions, fears, and every single memory of where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news on that day 12 years ago. In addition, for those of us who commute or travel, comes anxiety as we all wonder with unease whether terrorists will […]