Study Reveals Persistence as Important as IQ in Achieving Success

To some, the word “grit” conveys determination and perseverance. To residents of rural areas of the U.S., “Grit” is a folksy magazine that caters to agrarian interests. Add the word “True,” and “Grit” is the title of John Wayne’s only Academy Award-winning performance vehicle. And like Wayne himself, the word “grit” evokes images of supreme […]

Helpful Tweens Encourage a Mom’s Heart

There’s a never-ending list of projects that need to be done around the house. One of them is a custom concrete ledge in the basement. A buddy of ours happens to be a concrete artiste and he’s going to help us with the project in a few weeks. One thing that has made me nervous […]