10 tips for sending your kids back to college

10 tips for sending your kids back to college 10 tips for sending your kids back to college. Yep, it’s that yucky time of year. It’s happening again. My kids keep leaving home. Why does this always hurt? I’m proud and happy and sad and sick to my...

3 reasons movies are critical to culture

3 reasons movies are critical to culture I’m not a movie buff per se. But I like recommending books, movies, and TV/Netflix series. Because I’m a know-it-all? Well, there’s that distinct possibility. I’m chalking up my need to recommend things to being an...

How everyone can benefit from “back-to-school”

How everyone can benefit from “back-to-school” It’s back-to-school time. I don’t know why that’s always so exciting for me—it means piles of grading, early mornings, missing grades in the grade book, parent emails, student excuses. But I’m an...

How to do hard things (that could change the world)

How to do hard things(that could change the world) I’m knee-deep in doing hard things. Lots of them. And I feel completely incapable, unprepared, unsuccessful, and overwhelmed. No surprise, writing a blog this morning to tell other people how to do hard things was the...

7 things to consider when changing your child’s school

7 things to consider when changing your child's school Now entering the fourth quarter, the school year is winding down. For many, the applications are out and the down payments have been made. Yet many parents are still agonizing over their options for next fall....

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