A simple question. There are so many reasons that we don’t ask it. The news is FILLED with accusations of sexual assault – from inappropriate touch, to underage ‘dating’ by older men, to well…. you know if you’ve listened to the news…Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Louis CK, Roy Moore….and that’s just in the past week.… more >>
Click HERE or on the image to listen to this short video conversation. Janet talks with Alison, mom of a 6 yo and a 4 yo, “My 6 year old is having a hard time in school. He is bright, charismatic, and a little nutty. It seems like being in first grade means a whole… more >>
My town is in a growth boom. Buildings going up everywhere. Everyday I see men (mostly men) carrying steel rebar, pouring concrete, and operating heavy machines. Out in all kinds of weather (mostly rain) and using their bodies rigorously. When I spoke of my admiration at a recent parent evening, I could see that one… more >>
4 Creative Classroom Strategies That Curtail Behavior “Issues” As the school year begins, teachers and parents align with the common goal of helping ALL kids be successful. Soon into the year, however, teachers may be frustrated, parents may be overwhelmed. Having been on “both sides of the block,” here’s my message of hope to you, dear… more >>
Near or far, we have ALL lived through Hurricane #Harvey. Just as we will all live through #Irma. It takes a physical and emotional toll on ALL of us. It stirs anxiety, fear, wonder, anticipation, and may even re-open past traumas. Neighbors help neighbors, community groups, and national organizations – all pitch-in to restore services,… more >>
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