Posts filed under: Education

I know we’ve all been there. Where we’ve worried about someone. Felt disconcerted about some choices they were making. And we wrestled with whether we should say something. Wondering if...
I am delighted to have one of my articles “A Transformative Dinner Discussion” published on “Around the Table” today! “It started just before dinner. As our three teenaged sons began...
I was delighted that the following article I wrote, Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling, was published on, ‘The Mighty:   “Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling” I can’t remember a time...
My two grandsons, both around a year and half old, are in the developmental stage where they are astutely watching everything around them. They seem especially interested in observing people....
Sometimes it is hard to recognize darkness. For it can come dressed up in a nice suit, pretty packaging, and a smooth sales pitch. Because it is slick and alluring,...
His dark eyes glared, his face flushed, his breathing heavy. Agitated, he could barely sit still. A teacher had brought him to my office, because she had caught him fighting...
As a school principal, several times a day I would engage in what we called “walk abouts”. This was where we would leave our offices in the hub of the...
She unexpectedly started to cry. She had been enthusiastically talking about her child’s high school graduation and acceptance to a highly rated university. But then, as she began to share...
A number of years ago I made a snap judgment about someone, based on what I thought I knew. But later, when I learned one important piece about her story...
I recently read on Twitter that a school district in the States has banned the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, from its reading list because it “makes people uncomfortable”. Of...