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  • Former Jones High principal wins national award for urban educators, takes on new role in Orange

     
    Bridget Williams, the much-beloved former principal of Jones High School, will be recognized later this month as a top urban educator by the Council of Great City Schools. Williams has been earning recognition at home, too. After a stint of about two...
  • Wrong way to defend yourself when you get sued

    After the U.S. Justice Department accused Standard & Poor's of fraud earlier this year, the credit rater had a choice. It could make a courtroom argument that would torch its reputation, but might get the lawsuit thrown out. Or, if S&P's executives...
  • What do your two battling friends have in common? You.

    What do your two battling friends have in common? You.
    That old axiom about three being a crowd is never truer than when two out of three are fighting. Playing the neutral third party while your friends engage in all-out battle is exhausting and precarious. Handle it right and everyone's happy. Handle it...
  • Are you a niceaholic?

    Are you a niceaholic?
    You could always count on Kathy Church. When friends called to vent, she would pick up the phone. When there was a crisis at work, she'd dig in. When family members got together, she'd show up no matter how much she didn't want to. Church was always...
  • Identifying the difference between a neighbor and a doormat

    Identifying the difference between a neighbor and a doormat
    A neighbor frequently asks for help with her elementary-age daughter: rides, baby-sitting, meals. But she never reciprocates. Do you say no, knowing the child is the one who will suffer? Parent advice (from our panel of staff contributors) Is she a...
  • America's China hypocrisy

    America's China hypocrisy
    I can predict a few things with virtual certainty. For instance, in the upcoming presidential debates, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will try to outdo each other in condemning China's economic practices. Their positions will be virtually...
  • Five questions for Jonathan Bernstein

    Five questions for Jonathan Bernstein
    Corporate criminal fraud. Tainted meat on the menu. Prying reporters pounding on the door. Meet Jonathan Bernstein, crisis tamer. Bernstein, a University of Maryland University College graduate, steps in to smother public meltdowns like a lid on a...
  • Bridal Guide 2013: 10 Top Beauty Foods

    Bridal Guide 2013: 10 Top Beauty Foods
    FISH According to Dawn Jackson Blatner, a registered dietitian and advisory board member for Fitness Magazine, the omega-3 fatty acids and water in this nutrient-dense protein help keep skin hydrated from the inside out. "Omega-3s also reduce...
  • 'I love it!' and other gift lies

    'I love it!' and other gift lies
    Mother's Day or Father's Day, Christmas Day or birthday, at some point we've all given and received the equivalent of the pink bunny suit that Ralphie is forced into in "A Christmas Story." A strained "I love it!" may perpetuate the cycle. Kerry...
  • Navigating kids' unequal abilities

    Navigating kids' unequal abilities
    When Fran Pitre's twin daughters were 12 years old, they tried out for the softball team, confident they would both make it. Unfortunately, one girl made the team — and the other was named the statistician. Pitre, a mother of three sets of twins...
  • Moms are worried about their kids' financial future, new study shows

    Moms are worried about their kids' financial future, new study shows
    Are you worried about your kids' financial future? You're not alone! A new study of 300 mothers, commissioned by McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union, found that only one-third of mothers who have children 18 and under think their kids are financially well-...