Jan05No Comments

Is the Pressure To Succeed Making Kids Sick?

The following is excerpted from Vicki Abeles’ New York Times article published on January 3, 2016. Expectations surrounding education have spun out of control. On top of a seven-hour school day, our kids march through hours of nightly homework,...
Jun09No Comments

The Joy of Conquering Fear

Let’s face it, the unknown can be scary. That’s how the publishing journey has often felt for me. What began as a tiny seed of an idea grew into something much bigger. Along the path I encountered many unknowns. I faced uncertainty. Doubt crept...
Jun04No Comments

“I Just Danced”…The Inspiring Words of a 6 Year Old

If you think there’s nothing a kid can teach you, think again. For the last two months, I’ve been touring Southern California schools presenting talks and workshops about courage and resilience based on my book, Stand Tall. The enthusiasm...