Two million. That’s 2,000,000! The number of stay at home dads in the U.S.* That is a pretty hefty number for advertisers to leave out of their marketing strategy – or worse yet, belittle or make fun of over two million dads in their ad campaigns! …but not anymore! It appears that advertisers are finally… Read more Marketers Are (finally) Realistically Identifying With the Modern Dad
Huh? Ban homework? When I first read Should Schools Ban Homework? in the CNN Opinion section I thought, with the current state of our educations system, the idea of no homework is absurd, but change is needed…I don’t believe eliminating homework is the answer, but rather a different approach to homework should be taken. Instead… Read more Should Schools Ban Homework?
Some thoughts and opinions based on the Webucator.com blog To College or Not to College – the Million Dollar Question, written by Dave Dunn In the 1990’s, MBA’s were all the rage, costing upwards of $100,000 in promise of guaranteed job placement and higher earnings. Fast forward 15 years and those who invested likely made… Read more Adapting to Our World: will an online degree plus experience and skills be greater than a traditional college degree?
I am often asked what exactly is a CDO, Chief Domestic Officer. It is more than a fun title for stay at home parents, it encompasses all that we do on a daily basis. A CEO oversees all departments within a company, but a CDO does what all departments do in a company (in this… Read more Are You a CDO (Chief Domestic Officer)? Read On!
We all know that advertising is everywhere. Every company is vying for valuable consumer dollars with dwindling advertising budgets. Where that money will be allocated is determined by many factors including market size. Emerging markets are small and risky but may have huge rewards. One such market is that of dads and stay at home… Read more Advertising to Dads: the chicken or the egg
Bullying had been a hot topic over the past couple of years, not because it has increased in frequency, but awareness in part because of social networking and the digital age. Kids are not only being bullied at school but now online, where there is a higher likelihood it will be seen by an adult. … Read more The Bully Debate: Is all bullying bad?
This week, we are going to look at bullying from a different perspective – when your child is the bully. A 1993 Olweus study found that boys who were identified as bullies in middle school were four times as likely to have a criminal conviction by age 24. This one becomes more difficult since some… Read more My Child is a Bully! What do I do?
35% of Americans in the workforce report being bullied. That is roughly 53.5 million workers! – workplacebullying.org It starts with a fist pounding on the desk during a one-on-one meeting. Next an f-bomb directed your way, or perhaps an unjustified berating in a group meeting. You’re doing a great job at work and everyone around… Read more When Adults are Bullied
This week I’d like to offer some tips on how to help your child handle a bully. But before we get into some scenarios, I’d like to touch on something that may not go along with popular opinion; Sometimes, it may be necessary to fight back! Yes, agree or not, there are situations where I… Read more How to Handle a Bully: sometimes hitting back is necessary
About a decade ago, being a stay at home dad was an extremely rare role for a male to play. Today, it is much more common, to the tune of 158,000 in the US according to the US Census Bureau. The number is likely larger since the Census is not an exact science and the… Read more Stay at Home Dads Are Quickly Being Noticed By Savvy Retailers