“We must, as I said, educate our children. But we can’t preach responsibility to our children if we don’t accept it ourselves.” – Alan Page 

If I had to offer one wish for 2017 and beyond, it would be for every parent and grandparent with children in our public school system to realize the immense power within them to influence the trajectory of kids’ lives – to both the positive and negative.  That parents understand that their words, actions and inaction, habits, mores, and interests are poured into the babies … Continue reading “We must, as I said, educate our children. But we can’t preach responsibility to our children if we don’t accept it ourselves.” – Alan Page 

#NashvilleEduStory Feat. 2016 and 7 of Its Best (whether I like the story or not)

The days that remain in 2016 are so few they can be best expressed in hours. While never really buying into the whole “new year, new you” craze, within the next 36 hours I’ll be owning it! Then there’s the whole personifying of 2016 as the grim reaper (which is the personification of death?). Yes, I agree that in 2016 too many of the Creator’s best have … Continue reading #NashvilleEduStory Feat. 2016 and 7 of Its Best (whether I like the story or not)

On Day Three of Kwanzaa We Celebrate Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility 

Or better known in the education world as COLLABORATION.  We know that working collaboratively takes you farther faster, yet we continually miss the mark by falling victim to distrust and competitiveness.  Ever heard the phrase “it takes a village?” UJIMA! Check in tomorrow for Kwanzaa day four.  Continue reading On Day Three of Kwanzaa We Celebrate Ujima – Collective Work and Responsibility