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Check out this month’s Washington Family Magazine for my freelance work in their June “Father’s Day” issue: “Father of Three, Father to Many More”, a profile on University of Maryland Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Turgeon. “Squash the Summer Slump”, an article aimed at helping parents prevent their children from losing ground over the summer break…
The April issue of Washington Family Magazine is now available online. Please see my article “Finish Strong“, pages 14-15, with quotes from some of the best teachers I know!
A New Year, A New Me
A new school year has begun, and week two is in the books, or grade books as it were. However, my school year began a day late, due to a back injury that sidelined me for the first day of school. Calling in sick has never been easy for me; I was even more…
A Salute to Intangible Rewards
On Friday, I was driving my normal route home from school, and as I turned on to this one particular neighborhood street, I slowed down, as usual, on the lookout for the group of boys who sometimes are throwing a football from one yard to another, in some form of ultimate street football, as they…
The Top Ten Things Teaching Taught Me
In 2002 I left a stressful but lucrative job as a real estate paralegal to live abroad for two years as an expat trailing spouse. It was the first time in my adult life that I had nowhere to go each weekday. Other than maternity leave in 1990 and 1992, I had been employed full-time…