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Sharon Silver, Parent Educator

Energy Draining Child? Yelling Too Much? Advice for Parents

Ever had this happen? Your child’s behavior spirals out of control and sucks up all the energy from the room. Patience gone, you find yourself yelling or launching into a long lecture that proves totally ineffective. Parent educator and founder of Proactive Parenting Sharon Silver wants mothers and fathers to know: “Long explanations are not [...]

Creekside Books, 1133 Eaton Avenue, San Carlos

The Ollivander of Eaton Avenue

A man walked into Creekside Books on Eaton Avenue and after wandering around a bit, called out, “Are there…categories?” Following a brief chat, shop owner Andy Miller guided the customer to a small, unmarked section of military history books. “How long have you been here?” the man wanted to know. These are two of the [...]

Who Needs Oprah?

Who Needs Oprah?

You don’t…because San Carlos has book club game…both at at the public library and SC’s only book store, The Reading Bug. While not everyone is book club joining material, a peek at their selections is a great way to find new and interesting titles if you’re casting about for a good read…especially if you’re in [...]

A fusty in front of the Olive Crush

The Olive Crush (also crushing some grim predictions)

Mike, the owner of the Olive Crush, recalls an afternoon when he overheard a couple talking in front of his store.  Not realizing voices carry, the fellow predicted to his wife that the shop would go out of business within two months.  (I’ve heard others say the same thing, too. More than a few, actually) [...]

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