Union Bank Launches YUBY Kids Financial Literacy App

Yuby App Financial Literacy

Union Bank has just launched a fun new FREE financial literacy app for kids called Yuby. “This interactive financial education tool uses “virtual” money to help teach children about responsible spending, saving, budgeting and charitable giving. Union Bank teamed up with emerging technology software company Mutual Mobile to develop Yuby, which is available for free download […]

Touch&Know® Drug Test Kit Essential In Arsenal of Parenting Tools

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Besides death, a parent’s worst nightmare is to find out your child is involved with potential killers: drugs or alcohol. No amount of sugar-coating this topic will change the harsh reality that drugs and alcohol have permeated every level of society and practically affect every age group. Recently, some third-grade kids were caught smoking pot […]

My Own Page in the Annals of History at the Olympic Museum in Switzerland

Photo courtesy of Olympic Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland.

While the world focused on the Winter Olympics in Sochi another significant, Olympics-related, event was taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Olympic Museum opened in 1993, but was closed for refurbishment in 2012. It reopened in 2014 to coincide with the Winter Olympics. Why am I telling you this? In 1984 I was part of […]

Ahoy! Pirates Storm The Nat in San Diego!

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Tickets Now Available for National Geographic’s Real Pirates Exhibition at the San Diego Natural History Museum  Blockbuster exhibition opens February 8 and showcases artifacts from the first fully authenticated pirate ship discovered in U.S. waters; bonus local components provided by UCSD, the Maritime Museum of San Diego, and local gem collector Tickets are now on […]

Purdue University Shooting Hits Close to Home

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The peace of mind a parent wants to have while their children are in school — whether it’s elementary or away at college — is becoming a thing of the past. On January 21, 2014 my own son’s university, Purdue, was the site of a senseless and tragic shooting. One student shot another in a classroom […]