Nurturing the Heart of a Child.
Category: School

I was listening to a talk show host interview a mom about her new book on parenting. This mom has three grown children, one of whom was recently killed in Afghanistan serving as a Navy Seal. She attributed the success of her children to the fact that she raised them to be “strong and independent.” […]

One of the things I have always loved about being a teacher is that each year there is a new beginning.  We may teach year round but typically once a year there is at least a slightly different mix of children and a feeling of a new start. As we begin again this fall, one […]

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Over the past several months the images on TV and the headlines of the newspaper seem like a “deja vous” moment and a flashback to the 60’s.  Images of violent protests in the streets flash across the screen.  Newspaper headlines blast accusations of racial prejudice, profiling and injustice.   As a teenager growing […]