How To Make A Dream Poster


Parenting gifted children is a challenge in many ways. But it is also exciting. Their intensities and passions are electrifying to be around. But sometimes our kids struggle with wrestling that excitement into a dream for their future. Life happens, the world misunderstands them and slowly they begin to limit their dreams, their passions. This … Continue reading How To Make A Dream Poster

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Making a Change


As some of you may know, I left my job as a school psychologist after 18 years earlier this month. It's been a surreal transition to a consulting job, working with school districts. Although much of the skills I used in my former role come into play, I am now traveling across the state to work … Continue reading Making a Change

Wherein I talk openly about the creative mind…


Hi all - In light of the news about Robin Williams on Monday, I wanted to write a post that has been years in the making really. And a rare one that I decided to post on both of my sites... Robin Williams' death angered me in many ways, something that made me take pause. … Continue reading Wherein I talk openly about the creative mind…

Confessions of a Teenage Beauty Queen


I was hanging out on FB yesterday and stumbled across a great article from a father to his young daughter. In it, he redefines our cultural ideas of beauty. If you haven't read it - CLICK HERE and read it. That post was so touching to me. Sure, it had a great message - one … Continue reading Confessions of a Teenage Beauty Queen

Speaking of Being Authentic…


It happens to anyone searching authenticity, those moments when you are stuck, wondering how to respond to a situation. My most recent moment came unexpectedly. A former close friend was in a quandary about some things. We wound up talking about it, sharing our opinions as we once did. And then it happened - we … Continue reading Speaking of Being Authentic…