Does your family watch TV, text, or tweet while you eat? Or do you eat in shifts to accommodate your children’s various schedules? Today, the average family eats together only once a week.
To make sure you’re raising a strong person and not a boorish jerk, it’s important to focus on harnessing and directing that inner drive for leadership. Here are five ways to accomplish that while keeping more humane traits from falling by the wayside.
When it comes to written works, it’s fairly easy to spot plagiarism—the words are on the page. It’s tougher with music.
The standard self-defense approach is always to comply with robbers, giving them what they want. “Stuff” can be replaced; you can’t be. But what if the criminal is intent on physical harm? Defending yourself is basic instinct. Should you be fired for that?
While Santa is universally loved, he’s gotten sloppy over the past few years. It’s time to look at the big picture and tally up the damage he does each Christmas Eve as he goes about his business, largely unchecked.
Personal space is an important matter in this country, but something that the aviation industry seems oblivious to. Flights are fuller, and airlines continue offering customers less and less room. It’s a problem that’s only going to get worse until we put a stop to it.
We all know Thanksgiving as a time for gratitude, visiting loved ones, eating like there’s no tomorrow—or even a day after tomorrow—and generally having a lot of fun. However, it can also be a time of familial conflict, food poisoning, accidents, and parties that cross over from raucous to reckless.
It’s one of the rare times a huge crowd of rowdy people goes absolutely, completely silent: a high school football player is down on the field. Fear and concern wash over everyone in attendance, regardless of rooting interests. Unfortunately, it seems to be happening more and more. Who’s at fault? Or is anyone?
With 56.8 million people playing in the United States and Canada, fantasy sports have steadily grown into a big business for everyone from ESPN to entrepreneurs creating small businesses around “expert advice.” Everything was humming along quite nicely until this year, when two companies went big on “daily” fantasy games.
The old joke “I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out” might have to be changed to “I went to a fight and an NFL game broke out.” Except now, it’s the fans who are throwing the punches.