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You Did This……and I’m So Grateful: Make Our Day’s Response to COVID-19.
As all my students know, I am not a philosopher. Class discussions about real life trauma are not a thought experiment in which I remain clinically indifferent. I will cry. I will get angry. But then…..I will do something about it. I can’t guarantee that I’ll do the right thing because that is subjective butContinue reading “What I’d tell my students about COVID if they were here right now……”
Uncertainty heightens all of our frustrations and fears. The hypocrisy of those making decisions “in our best interest” becomes infuriating. Having to go to work seems unimportant and remaining in control of what little you were in control of in the first place becomes impossible.
It’s #GIVINGTUESDAY and we don’t have school today so the munchkins said, “Teacha, we’re going out”. Watch out world. Before we get out and about, I wanted to share my full responses to these 4 questions I was asked by HuffPost last week for this article. I had to sit down and really think about how myContinue reading “4 Questions for #GIVINGTUESDAY”
I was interviewed by HuffPost this week about the difference small donations can make to organizations like Make Our Day. I found it very appropriate that they chose this story to use in their article. For this particular kiddo, $10, time, and attention has made a huge difference. The munchkins have their next big day out onContinue reading “HuffPost Interviews Make Our Day”
Let’s start with full disclosure on how this article came to life. I didn’t know if was International Women’s Day yesterday until I saw the hash tag on Instagram and even then my only thought was, oh great, we get a day on social media…….so does fro-yo (a sensitive subject with me at the moment).Continue reading “Why the Hell Not”
Getting published on Forbes is a pretty good Christmas gift
My latest guest post to Elephant Journal. An article for my thinkers (Jang) dreamers (Nong) and doers (Milk) in Munchkinland and to a few feisty Thai women who are all 3. Give a read, give it a share, and if you don’t want to read it……….just send us a donation for the triplet’s birthday andContinue reading “Thinkers, Dreamers, Doers”