Authenticity Anyone?

The longer I walk this earth and parent and spend time with people, the more I realize how desperately we crave authenticity in our relationships.…


School Shootings: We Are Not Powerless

I went to bed last night heartbroken, angry, confused, and, most of all, scared. I’m devastated by the images of terrified teens running from their…


Authenticity Anyone?

The longer I walk this earth and parent and spend time with people, the more I realize how desperately we crave authenticity in our relationships.…


How to Avoid Parental Burnout

When people talk about experiencing burnout at work, most people simply nod their heads with a knowing kind of look. It's almost expected that a time…


The Value of Imperfect Parents 

My first year as a second grade teacher, I taught an adorable little boy. He was quiet, didn’t have a lot of friends and seemed very nervous about…