Wednesday, April 4, 2012


-29% of hiring managers believe it will be “easy” for teens to find a summer job this year, according to

-89% of parents assign chores to their children, says financial website DoughMain.

-The number of parents who seek their children’s input in car purchases has grown from 38% in 2007 to 57% in 2011, according to The Family Room market and research agency.

-25% of college libraries surveyed by Research and Markets have purchased e-book readers, iPads, or other devices for students to read e-books.

-Teen girls are more likely to be distracted while driving and look away from the roadway than male teens (46% vs. 43%), reports the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Please remember that in addition to Easter and Passover - The Month of April is Holocaust Remembrance Month.

No matter how many times I see the above photograph — and it is perhaps the most widely published and iconic picture from the Holocaust — I still freeze with revulsion, sadness and outrage. Makes me angry to see that children could be treated like this. Lets make sure this never happens again.