August 27, 2015

August 13, 2015

These numbers are REAL!

The chart at the bottom should be a wake-up call to "Tiger" moms and dads everywhere. We've come way off-track with the concept of happiness versus that of success (i.e. what our kids hear that we want FOR them). The percentage who have considered suicide is shameful as a society. These are the highest-performing kids! These are the kids at whom most would look and think they're under control. But we're reading them 180 degrees wrong. They're actually spinning out of control but the only thing parents are typically looking for is a level of academic performance or output.

August 4, 2015

Here's a great read about majors and college.
I think the takeaway is that parents should encourage their 18 year olds to explore ideas as opposed to encouraging 18 year olds to imagine their career(s):