A Day in the Life of a Teacher

Posted on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:04
Morning comes way too early. I just closed my eyes and now it is time to start all over again. The morning shower is about the only time I am going to have today with a little silence. I have found myself standing under the water a little longer each day as the school year is passing.

A REAL Valentine's Day

Posted on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:09

Kids Having Kids

Posted on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:28

If You Can Read This...

Posted on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:53

When I Hurt

Posted on Mon, 03/24/2014 - 09:56
As a psychologist, I am often asked how to help little ones understand and deal with loss. How do you help your child, adolescent, teen, and even yourself deal with the loss of a loved one?

What a Wonderful World

Posted on Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:14

Rebuilding the Bullied, Part 1

Posted on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:43
As a parent, one of my great fears is of someone being mean to one of my kids and me not knowing about it. I grew up in a very different time and place. I grew up in the late 70s and 80s West Texas. Then and there if you didn’t get along with someone or you had a disagreement you tended to slug it out, get over it, and then be friends.

One Great Nation

Posted on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:12
This is one of my favorite times of the year.

Getting in Shape for School

Posted on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:30
Summer is second only to Christmas for kids. Long days coupled with no homework make for a recipe for fun. Whether swimming in a river or a swimming pool or running through a sprinkler or a fire hydrant being depressurized, summer is magical.

Why Pre-K?

Posted on Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:50
There is a lot of discussion on the news and online, in schools and homes across the country about whether or not having a robust and even mandatory pre-k program in our schools is necessary. There are all kinds of statistics pointing to the advantages of pre-k.