Red Curtain Spoken Word

I’ve been meaning to record and upload my spoken word for awhile now and I finally stopped being lazy and did so. Below are just some of the pieces I’ve written and performed over the years. “The words of the mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.” – Proverbs … Continue reading

Simple Things Save Lives

Eric Bing Ted Talk Simple Things Save Lives

Toddler naps with his 2-month-old puppy every day

Could be the cutest thing ever. Earlier this month, blogger Jessica Shyba and her family adopted an adorable 7-week-old mutt. They named him Theo. On his third day as part of their family, Theo joined Jessica and her toddler son Beau for afternoon snuggle time. Beau fell asleep and then so did Theo… he next day, … Continue reading

7 Policy Changes America Needs So People Can Work and Have Kids

We are in the midst of a revolution in gender roles, both at work and at home. And when it comes to having children, the outlook is very different for those embarking on adulthood’s journey now than it was for the men and women who graduated a generation ago. I recently published research from the Wharton … Continue reading

Nap Time Turns Into Dream Adventures

Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully? Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has tried to answer this question by sharing the adventurous dramas that her child Wengenn dreams of during his sleep. Combining artistry and imagination with photography, Queenie has created captivating photos … Continue reading

The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo, the D.C. Sniper.

Even as a resident of Chicago I remember being afraid to leave my home after learning about the D.C. Sniper.  I was not yet old enough to drive but I feared for any family member stopping at a gas station.  I, and frankly most everyone I knew, was shocked to discover the two men were … Continue reading