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Avoid Summer Brain Drain: How to Keep Your Kids’ Education from Going Down the Tube

While the end of the school year is often celebrated by students and teachers alike, it brings a bigger issue to table that can delay and regress some students in the upcoming grade level. It goes by many names: the summer slide, summer learning loss, and even, brain drain. Regardless of what you call it, brain drain is described as the loss of academic material that had been previously processed throughout the school year, making starting back up in the fall ...

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Quick and Easy Summer Dinner Recipes

I don’t know what it is about summer, whether it’s the sun, the nice weather, or the fact that school is out, but it seems like the calendar fills up quicker than any other time of year. With a packed schedule, figuring out something for dinner can seem like a real burden. You can do fast food, but you don’t want that every night. When your evenings are full, and you find yourself scrambling for a quick meal to make ...

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What is Deep Seating?

What is Deep Seating?

Imagine a beautiful summer evening, a slight breeze is rolling in, and you’re entertaining some out of town friends on your back deck. Murmurs of conversation are broken by fits of laughter rolling across your lawn. Each person has taken up residency on your patio furniture: one on the chaise lounge, three on the sectional, and two on the settee. In this moment, you know your deep seating purchase was all worth it. But back up, what is deep seating and ...

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