This Won’t Go Down on Your Permanent Record

This Won’t Go Down on Your Permanent Record

When dropping off one of my kids at grade school many years ago, I noticed my son’s shoe was untied. In a rush to get to class, I bent down to tie it when I heard a voice above me say, “Don’t you dare.” The voice belonged to a beloved veteran educator who had...
9 Tips for Raising Tech-Smart Kids

9 Tips for Raising Tech-Smart Kids

How much exposure and freedom should you give your children with technology and social media? When used for the right purposes, technology is a tool for good. It can connect us to the rest of the world. It can teach us about nature and show us the far ends of the...
Be More Foolish in the New Year

Be More Foolish in the New Year

“Freedom lies in being bold.” ~ Robert Frost “Talk less and think more.” “Listen more and talk less.” Good advice under certain circumstances, but it can be a terrible reinforcement for those of us who have spent a good part of our lives being meek. In fact, it can be...