The Power of the Team

If you have read any of my previous posts you know I often find professional/personal development nuggets in my everyday life. The same thing happened as I was watching my nine-year-old son play in his first game of the baseball tournament Monday night. Last year, in the younger league, his team won the tourney and were … More The Power of the Team

Speaking Life Into Others

My daughter is thirteen.  She’s is tall, blonde, and beautiful.  More importantly, she is very intelligent, hilarious, kind, thoughtful, and so much fun to be around.  She has made the transition to teenager pretty smoothly.  She struggles, however, as most of us do with self-confidence.  Yesterday at church, an older lady told me how gorgeous … More Speaking Life Into Others

The Students I Remember – My “Lost Boys”

I’ve often heard people remark to good teachers when they hear something kind, fun, or engaging they’ve done for students, “And those kids will remember that the rest of their lives.”  I completely agree with that.  I remember many moments with many teachers from my school days.  But, as a teacher, I remember some students … More The Students I Remember – My “Lost Boys”