My final column for the Nevada Appeal, all about how my husband and I looked to the future and decided … Continue reading Like it or not, change happens
Resilience is a survival skill, something we need to cultivate in ourselves and our children. The Martian by Andy Weir … Continue reading Seeing failure as our teacher
Low income children suffer stresses that would buckle our knees and yet we expect them to learn and grow and … Continue reading Reading is antidote to toxic stress of childhood poverty
This was originally published in the Nevada Appeal on January 9, 2006. I’m re-posting it here in honor of kindergarten … Continue reading “You might be a kindergarten teacher if…”
Kids and books are a hard-to-beat combination when it comes to closing the achievement gap. Click to read today’s Nevada Appeal … Continue reading Summer reading has long-lasting impact on kids
My latest Fresh Ideas column for the Nevada Appeal went up today. Take a look. Click here: What’s in the … Continue reading What’s in the heart is more than enough
I wrote this for my first Christmas after my darling mom died. It came to mind today, thinking about the … Continue reading Best gifts from Mom not under tree | NevadaAppeal.com
My mantra became, “Don’t let what you want at the moment get in the way of what you want most.”
My latest column published today in the Nevada Appeal. Click here: Real vs. imagined threats to our voting rights Continue reading Has your state been infected by the Voter ID epidemic?
My latest column for The Nevada Appeal and it’s all about the Blogging 101 community. Let me know if the … Continue reading Won’t you be my neighbor?