Does Johnny do the dishes?

How much time each day does the average 6-12 year old spend on household chores?a) 60 minb) 45 minc) 30 mind) less than 30 minIf you chose more than half an hour, you’re wrong according to Sandra Hofferth, Director of the Maryland Population Research Center at the University of Maryland who studied 1,343 children for this […]

Summer Camp

Whatever happened to summer camp being a time for children to develop and cultivate independence and resilience?  This piece by Tina Kelley is astounding because of its absurdity.  It’s come to this?  Camps are now forced to hire parent liaisons to act like a hotel concierge service in order to keep parents happy.