Posts by Beth Parker

Why Your College Student’s First Aid Kit Should Include Condoms

When we sent our son off to college, I researched what to put into a first aid kit knowing that...

Missing The Familiar: How to Parent Your Homesick College Student

This month many students headed off to college and, for many of them it is their first time away from...

Helping our caring students leverage their social media skills to become social entrepreneurs is empowering for them and good for us all.

Empowering Students as Social Entrepreneurs

Our children are caring and passionate about helping others. How do we empower them to leverage their social media skills to become social entrepreneurs?

First Trip to China: Master Mandarin Chinese

First Trip to China: Master Mandarin Chinese

If you are traveling to China it will behoove you to learn a few key phrases, some numbers and the like. After all, how can you find your way or bargain with a merchant if you can’t speak the language? So, following is a little history of how the language came to be along with a list of phrases/words.

China - know before you go

First Trip to China? What to know, what to do.

It's important to know a few key things for your first trip to China. This article outlines things that will help ensure a smooth, positive experience.