Classes on How to Age

 "At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgments." Here a few major milestones of life: marriage, parenthood, empty nest, retirement. Early on, we get courses on these transitions. For example, in high school, we had a home ec class which taught us things like cooking, sewing, and balancing a checkbook. The teacher would even pair students to have them care for a "newborn" baby doll to hone their future parenting skills. (By the way, dolls are nothing like real … [Read more...]