The Princeton Review’s College Profiles Provide Access To School Statistics on Campus Security, Crime and Fire Safety

Security on college campuses across the country is a great concern for both parents and students. From sexual assault to drug and substance abuse, The Princeton Review just announced the addition of links to Campus Safety Pages and Clery Act Reports for each of the 1,200 college profiles the company lists on its website.  This new […]

Purdue University Shooting Hits Close to Home

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 […]

Empty Nest. Full Heart. Quiet Mind.

It’s here, and there is no turning back. The day our youngest of two children left for college, and I had to decorate our Christmas tree all by myself! I really thought this day would never come! Joking aside, it’s been about three months since we traveled to New York to drop her off at […]

5 Things to Know Before You Take Surface RT Out and About

Since I unboxed the Surface RT by Microsoft a few months ago, I’ve submitted the tablet to a number of uncommon environments.  As a blogger, I am always on the go. While I don’t have to be at an office, I go to a variety of venues like restaurant and retail pre-opening gatherings, film screenings, […]

$10,000 Nordstrom Ten4U Scholarship Lands In Our Home!

With as much humility as possible, please allow me to share this news with you, my readers. My daughter, Bianca Valle, is the lucky recipient of the Nordstrom’s Ten4U $10,000 college scholarship! The road to this momentous day began in February of 2012, when she applied for this scholarship after was making lists of scholarships to […]