Creating a Clothesline Schedule

Why are student vacation days so stressful? I feel like I have to entertain my children half the time and stop them from staring at their electronics and turning into zombies! During the pandemic I came up with the idea Read more

Bullying—Speak Up

October was bullying prevention month. In the past decade around the world, we have experienced more bullying and acts of hate. In response to this, schools are implementing a month-long series to educate students on what bullying is. The goal Read more

New Beginnings….

The 2021-2022 school year is well underway, and it is being met with mixed emotions. Anxiety, excitement, stress, fear, joy, worry – and this is all within the same hour for many parents! This “new normal” we have been hearing Read more

One Word: Mindset

A simple premise that can significantly shape our lives can be narrowed down to one word: mindset. Mindset influences how you think, feel and behave in any situation. Dr. Carol Dweck has spent years researching this powerful concept and has Read more

A New Era of Playing Sports in College

Endorsements, compensations, sponsorships, social media. This summer, NCAA began allowing students athletes to profit off their own personas. This has not been done before. It is a big change for colleges athletics, recruiting practices and advertisers. The term “name, image, Read more

4 Ways to Advocate for Mental Health

According to the latest data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, around 1 in 5 US adults — or 51.5 million people — are affected by mental illness each year. And experts agree that this number may further increase, as the Read more

Six Minutes

Just Six Minutes of Reading Makes All the Difference. Being a product of the 80s, when I hear six minutes, I immediately begin reciting the 1985 smash hit, The Show, by Doug E Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew. However, Read more

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open, citing mental health issues. Michael Phelps is on billboards as a spokesperson for the online therapy program Talkspace. Prince Harry is partnering with Oprah for a docuseries on mental health. Shawn Mendes dons Read more