Tag: Healthy Living

What if everyone isn’t beautiful?

WARNING: DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE PERFECT AND BEAUTIFUL! A great article in the New York Times that challenges social expectations on who is beautiful. What if we looked at beauty as just one trait some people were born with, like musical ability…

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Are Youth Sports Too Competitive?

It might not be an issue for We the Average, who didn’t get the invitations to “select” soccer teams or have the money to pay for elite pitching lessons. But a great article in Parenting magazine reveals what we’ve known all along: competitive sports…

New Year’s Resolutions!

To:                  We the Average From:              The woman you won’t find in Chicken Soup for the Mother’s Soul Re:                  Welcome to 2019! Time to celebrate, friends! The holidays are over; the days are getting longer; the haters are safely ensconced back in their…

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Six-word story

I’m taking an online writing class to supplement my Masters program in creative writing. The assignment this week was to create a six-word sentence that makes up the story of my life’s journey at this moment in time.

Why We Should Helicopter Parent

A new study featured in The Onion shows the importance and benefits of helicopter parenting. Average parents, pay heed! The Onion on Helicopter Parenting