Don’t Eat the Marshmallow

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At Stanford University, a group of researchers studied the ability of four-year olds to wait for a treat.  In the experiments, children were offered two marshmallows if they could hold out and overcome the oh-so-tempting one marshmallow that sat within reach. Guess how many children could delay gratification for the bigger, better outcome?  Watch: The […]

Groundbreaking Tears for the Children’s Hospital

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I attended a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the VCU Medical Center/Children’s Hospital of Richmond and its “planned-for-2014” outpatient pediatric clinic facility… and I’m sure I was the only one who left in tears. Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU is the official name of our city’s only full service hospital for children, but most people would […]