I'm a cryer. It can happen during a commercial, a news story, a segment for "America Strong" with David Muir on the nightly news, something my kids do (a good thing, not a bad thing), and sometimes even with Sam when I see how far he has come in his journey of healing. Yesterday I was an emotional mess. It started at school, after being off a … [Read more...]
National Family Caregivers Month. Did you know that? Each November, family caregivers are recognized and honored throughout the country. Caregiving can be a 24-hour-a-day and 7-days-a-week job. Providing care around the clock can sometimes diminish other important areas of life. I have met several military caregivers who are the round the clock … [Read more...]
Write Your Story.
So many times in life I think to myself, "boy, this would make an incredible story." Or, I will say to friends and colleagues, "you won't believe this story." And then I think about my profession, my passion, what I do: I help others tell a story. I teach students how to write a narrative essay, I tell them that their story matters, I work with … [Read more...]
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