There’s No Such Thing as Small Change

By Lisa Sugarman So I found this stat in the New York Times online that says a third of us will break our New Year’s resolutions by the end of January. A third. By the end of January. Well that’s depressing. But don’t worry; I think I know why and how we can change...

Why We Owe Abe Lincoln a Drum Stick

By Lisa Sugarman Abe Lincoln was a genius. And not even for the obvious reasons why people considered him great. Sure, he was the guy who gave us the Emancipation Proclamation and the Homestead Act (definitely great, no doubt), but did you know he was also the guy who...

Let’s be Amish for Awhile

By Lisa Sugarman I have to be honest, sometimes the idea of being Amish really appeals to me. The idea of giving up all the electronics that occupy and distract us every waking minute of the day is oddly appealing to me, even though I know that a lot of those devices...
Running, A Metaphor for Parenting?

Running, A Metaphor for Parenting?

By Lisa Sugarman So it was a little over five years ago, when my oldest daughter was only fifteen, that we ran our first 10K road race together. It was the Tufts 10K race in Boston and even though we’d been running together for years, that race was a biggie. Not only...

Run for Your Life

IT IS WHAT IT IS By Lisa Sugarman I run. I run a lot. Less than some, more than others. But I’m not an ultra marathoner or one of the elites. I’m no one glamorous, just a soccer mom and a third-grade reading tutor. I run because I never could and now I can. It’s...

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