What parents can learn about emotional investment from dev/ops

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Devops, the software development methodology in which engineers are not only responsible for architecting and building software, but also infrastructure and operational tasks like fleet management, logging, and monitoring, can teach parents a lot about how to educate their children and be better partners in their development. In this process, developers take on additional roles and responsibilities from typical IT responsibilities in an effort to improve the end to end quality and speed of delivery […]

What I learned about the growth mindset from 400 interviews and how it’s helping me raise my kids

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400 interviews in 5.5 years. I would have never thought it was possible, especially after where I started. The previous 6 years, my only…

George Washington, protector of religious refugees

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In 1790, George Washington responded to a letter from the congregation of the Synagogue of Newport Rhode Island, congratulating him on the…

Give me your tired, your poor, well not all of them!

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Back in 2015 I felt a need to speak out against a proposed policy that would see refugees from certain countries prevented from entering my…

Talking with TheNewFamily Podcast about data driven parenting

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This past week I was fortunate enough to speak with Brandie Weikle on TheNewFamily Podcast about my data driven approach to parenting. We…

The 5 best breweries for parents in Northern New Jersey

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Chemistry, responsible behavior, socializing, and getting used to being out of the house and not the center of the universe, breweries have…