I was recently listening to a speaker who was giving advice about blogging. I cringed, anticipating what I expected to be some forthcoming horrible rules that one must follow to be successful as a blogger. Surprisingly, his advice was this: write engaging content. That is a blogging practice I can get behind. But the topic made me heavily consider what suggestions IRead more
Last week the Huffington Post ran this article titled 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12. As an educator who advocates for theRead more »
Two nights ago my 7 year old was begging me to check her backpack for a super important piece of paper. The paper was detailed instructions on how to sign up for an app, including a code to add my specific child once I did. I am all about apps. I am all about technology in general. Anything to makeRead more
Being that I can serve in both the roles, educator and parent, I get that there is a line between negligence and hovering that we hope parents can find. But even knowing that the line exists, I frequently feel like I am trying to find it while blindfolded with nobody to guide me. Even when I do find the middle, it is so difficult to stay there.Read more
If you give a girl a hammer, she’s going to ask you for some nails.Read more
I am on a trail.
I think I’m on a trail.
I’m pretty sure this is a trail.Read more
I also said yes to something that sounded fun in the moment and now seems incredibly scary. And I also must stick it out. So I will stay in this room and write what I need to write.Read more
“You leave your children unattended with your iPad?” sure feels like the new “you let your children play at the park alone?”
And the answer to both of those is yes.Read more