Great schools deserve free money

Great schools deserve free money

It’s music to any educator’s ears: The chance for big bucks for the school, just because it’s great. GreatSchools.net and Care2.com have partnered up to create the America’s Favorite School Contest, and they’re giving away...
9/11 – a very good day for doing very good

9/11 – a very good day for doing very good

We love opportunities to get our kids involved in community service, so we’re so delighted to hear that 9/11 is now officially a National Day of Service and Remembrance. It’s also better than making it a National Day of Watching 24 Hour News Channels and...
Fabric scraps never had it so good

Fabric scraps never had it so good

Designer Cath Young says her label Chunky Chooky is dedicated to “cool things for small people,” but I’d argue you don’t have to be particularly small to relish her adorable softies–creatures, rattles, and so-called wabbits fashioned from...
The end to “reply all?” It’s a miracle!

The end to “reply all?” It’s a miracle!

My kids have been back to school for a few weeks already, and my inbox runneth over. I need more volunteers for the coupon drive, says the coordinator. This is quickly followed by a bevy of reply-alls which are making me crazy, so I can only imagine the poor...
Hope in a bottle. Seriously.

Hope in a bottle. Seriously.

Every year, without fail, I make the same New Year’s Resolution: To drink more water. And every year I fail miserably. However Project 7 water may provide me with just the motivation I need to succeed. Project 7 is a small Texas company created by Tyler and...

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