Onwards & Upwards…to a new school year

Most of us would not want to go back to eighth grade for any reason.  It was around then that I was described by a cute boy on my block as “pretty,... Read more »

Onwards & Upwards…to a new school year

Most of us would not want to go back to eighth grade for any reason.  It was around then that I was described by a cute boy on my block as “pretty,... Read more »

Looking Ahead… Through One’s Own Eyes

Proms are over.  Regents Exams are a recent traumatic memory.  Graduation parties are revving up and many local kids are looking towards the next phase of their lives—college, jobs, graduate school, internships,... Read more »

Allow Them To Love Us

I have written in this newspaper before about animals – pets, service dogs, horses, etc. I love animals, have done much volunteer work with animals, including newborn guide dogs, and as a... Read more »

Parenting… What Works, What Doesn’t

I was recently at a conference where one of the presentations was on parenting techniques and issues. At one point the presenter was talking about how poorly certain types of discipline and... Read more »

Parenting… What Works, What Doesn’t

I was recently at a conference where one of the presentations was on parenting techniques and issues. At one point the presenter was talking about how poorly certain types of discipline and... Read more »

#MeToo – II

For the most part, I’ve gotten positive feedback on both of my articles regarding the #MeToo movement and the issues that the movement has brought to the forefront and to our national... Read more »

#Metoo… We Are Having the Wrong Conversation

A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the issues swirling around regarding the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the new and better awareness of the level of sexual harassment and... Read more »

#Metoo… We Are Having the Wrong Conversation

A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the issues swirling around regarding the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the new and better awareness of the level of sexual harassment and... Read more »

Gratitude, Compassion & Pride… Resolutions You Can Live With

This is the time of year when people feel the need to make resolutions for what they are going to change for the coming year, be that start up some healthier habits,... Read more »