10 Point Checklist: Elevator Etiquette

Human behavior in elevators is very interesting. We all stand looking up at the numbers as they light up while ascending or descending. I have a secret urge to stand facing the elevator door and stare back at my companions just to see what would happen. But I haven’t...

Keep your Kids Safe with the Baby Sitter

When my children were younger, the worst offense by a young baby-sitter was to talk on the phone too long or drink several cups of tea using a different cup each time (true story!!). Now, with the ubiquitous smartphone, there has been a radical shift in what sitters...


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