Meghan Poole

3 reasons to send your kid to STEM camp

Believe it or not, summer camps aren’t just about campfire sing-alongs, Capture the Flag and screen-printing goofy T-shirts. In fact, this summer, you may want to consider sending your kids to a camp that incorporates STEM.STEM, an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering and math,...

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 8:00 AM

Children, sports and summer go together

As June quickly approaches, it’s time to think about how you’ll keep your kids busy this summer. Instead of worrying that they will morph into couch potatoes, you may want to send them to camp. Mike Strutt, founder of Kids In Sports, a new summer camp that focuses on athletics, believes summer camp...

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 3:52 AM

A new way to combat teen cyberbulling

With the increased use of social media among teens, what used to be confined to schoolyard taunts has expanded to the Internet. “There is a dark side to social media — if you post something that you think is funny, but it’s very hurtful to someone else, then that can have a lasting effect that it’s...

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 2:07 AM

Finding balance at college will make life easier

It’s easy to be swept away by the amazing opportunities — and distractions — life as a college student has to offer. But failure to manage your time correctly can hurt your grades and make you both unhappy and overwhelmed.We asked Stephanie Kaplan Lewis, the co-founder of the online community Her...

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 1:54 AM

The valuable lessons you can learn from a bad boss

While everyone wishes otherwise, almost everyone reading this will have to work for a bad boss at some point in his or her life. But author Merritt Watts has a provocative theory about the impact of bad bosses on younger workers — and that’s that those workers will benefit in the long run.Watts’...

Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:14 PM

In 2015 it’s cool to be a homemaker

These days it’s hip to be a homemaker. Turn to any lifestyle blog or site like Pinterest and you’ll find savvy twenty and thirty somethings whipping up gorgeous recipes and tending to their gardens.“We’re rewriting the rules,” explains Brit Morin founder of Brit +Co., an online “destination for the...

Monday, April 13, 2015, 6:46 AM

Eggs for dinner

Forget a boring ole scramble? There’s so much more you can do with eggs. In their new book, “The Perfect Egg,” Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher, of the popular food blog Spoon Fork Bacon take us behind the inexpensive, protein-rich food.“Not many other ingredients in the world are as versatile or as...

Friday, April 3, 2015, 4:39 AM

Two best friends tell us how to celebrate the perfect Valentine's Day

This isn’t the real-life story of “When Harry Met Sally.”Two years ago, best friends Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman decided to embark on a little experiment: After years of frustrating dates and being single in New York City, the pair wondered what would happen if they dated each other for 40...

Thursday, February 12, 2015, 7:30 PM