Compassionate Children

This morning as I dropped the children off to school, one of my son’s first-grade classmates, Lisa (not her real name) was very sad and crying. She seemed to have had some separation anxiety issues this morning.  Just as a side note, I have noticed that the kids don’t cry on the first day of…

Back to School

This is the time of year when children all over the country are trading in their swimsuits and camp shirts for school uniforms and lunchboxes – ready to leave behind the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer and head back to school. I remember as a child, I LOVED this time of year! You got…

Going For Gold

There is no way I could let this week pass without paying homage to an extraordinary young lady, one whose talent and triumph embodies the very spirit of the Olympiad. Yes, I speak of Ms. Gabrielle Christina Victory “Gabby” Douglas, the 16-year old athlete who re-wrote U.S. Olympic history last week by becoming the first…