Monthly Archives: March 2011

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You Don’t Have to Be a Tiger Mom….

  Expat Mom is a Canadian-born wife and mother raising her two boys, five and almost four years old, in Guatemala. Even before the boys were born she knew she didn’t want them to be as helpless as Earl in … Continue reading

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Taking a Risk or a No-Brainer?

cheerfulmonk. Creative Commons license. Last week we talked about risks. I suppose I was thinking about physical risks at the time, because it surprised me when one reader said one of the biggest risks he ever took was to give … Continue reading

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Taking Risks

I recently read an article about why adolescents are more apt to engage in risky behaviors. It’s not that they’re irrational and can’t assess the dangers, it’s that their brains are wired to reward them for taking chances. That certainly … Continue reading

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