The written word holds the power to change perceptions, reveal biases and bad behavior, drive the conversation and, sometimes, change the future of those who manage to gain the attention and interest of journalists.
Excellent essay on the toll our children pay to play in today’s adult-driven, highly specialized world of youth sports.
Fail early. Fail often. Fail fast. Fail faster. Fail better. Fail forward. Fail towards success. Here’s a thought. How about we just stop with all of the marshmallow mantras about how failure is good? Failure is not some ethereal goal, and it’s irresponsible to try to sell it as such. Failure means we got something wrong –Continue reading “Four Things That Are Not Failure But Feel Like It”
It is odd when epiphanies come. Mine happened while I was standing on a busy New York City street corner with my husband as taxis sped by and sirens wailed somewhere nearby. My roots are in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and I absolutely love living there. So for me, this sense of belonging, of coming home,Continue reading “Finding My Wings: How I Learned to Lead”
LOVE THIS: in celebration of helicopter moms who refuse to accept the opinions of ‘professionals’ who deem their children lazy, unteachable, and unworthy of their interest or effort.