Thrivner Book Club | Enlightenment Now

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Steven Pinker We chose Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress by Steven Pinker because we were curious about Pinker’s primary argument: Reason, science, and...

Arena: Starting Fresh and Stress-Free Routines

Balancing the New The beginning of a new school year can be a mix of emotions for everyone. Parents stress about everything that needs to be done, and if there is enough time to do it all. Children experience a mix of excitement and anxiety about starting a new grade...

Navigating the Back-to-School Madness

Navigating the New School Year with Arena It’s chaos: You forgot the after-school snack and the hunger meltdown is looming. You make it home and avert the crisis…until the backpack opens. What seems like a year’s worth of forms for you to fill out is waiting in...

A Smooth Start to the New School Year with Arena

The Arena App and the New School Year The beginning of the new school year is nearly here! Do you love it? As children, we reveled in newly-sharpened pencils, blank notebooks, and dividers ready to be labeled. As parents of school-age children, we still revel in the...

The Arena App and the Four Tendencies

How to Use The Arena App with Internal and External Expectations Author Gretchen Rubin’s book The Four Tendencies explores how people react to both internal and external expectations, and the best way to interact with each tendency. The four main tendencies are...