Survival Tips for Graduation Weekend

Graduation 2015

Do you have a graduate in your house? We do. Even as a "veteran" graduation parent, celebrating a graduation is still one of the most emotional roller coasters you'll ever experience. It's an awesome occasion but brings with it all sorts of emotions and chaos. … [Read more...]

Safe Surfing for Internet Safety Month

unplugged

Last night I had trouble sleeping. Somehow our digital alarm clock went its typical low, soothing glow to a "WAKE UP" Times Square-level neon green. If the door wasn't shut, the entire house would have woken up. Instead, just the parental units. So, college kids slept just fine and we woke up way too early putting getting our money's worth out of our Keurig. Such is the downside of the digital … [Read more...]

Treating the flu in a year with an imperfect flu vaccine

Graphic: Americal Recall Center

You know it's here...the flu! People coughing and sneezing. Out from work and school. And, of course, the stories on the news about this year's flu vaccine mismatch between the circulating flu and the one in the the vaccine. … [Read more...]

New Year, New Directions

my new student life

Happy New Year! The Road Not Taken BY ROBERT FROST Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; … [Read more...]