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The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Friday, January 25th, 2008

I recently came across a fascinating article in Scientific American about what contributes to succes in the classroom and later in life. The study found that reinforcing the idea in your child’s mind that he or she is smart is less effective than reinforcing the value of working hard.
It comes down to establishing one of […]

To Sell or Not to Sell

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

What’s the deal? Our house in Utah still has not sold. We have had lots of interest over the last 4 1/2 months, including two bonafide offers that both fell through during mortgage financing. Needless to say this is very frustrating and a bit depressing.

We are now going to try to do […]

Feels Like Home

Friday, August 10th, 2007

We’ve been in Vegas for two months now and it feels like home. We are starting to know our way around, the house is comfortable, and we’ve started making friends. It’s great to have Kevin & Melissa around. Work is good. No complaints.
The kids will start school in a few weeks. […]

Settling in Vegas

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

So it’s been about two weeks now that we’ve been in Las Vegas. It was weird at first - didn’t feel like it was really our home. But now, it totally feels like home. We love the house, the proximity to stores, food, work, school, and church - very nice. I […]