Monthly Archives: January 2015

Overprotecting boys from becoming Godly men

Last Saturday I was coaching my son’s basketball team and I watched my 5+ foot tall 3rd grader politely go up for rebound after rebound. Rather than push anyone out of the way, my gracious son, who is a head … Continue reading

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From the newsroom to the classroom: Lessons from a recovering reporter

I’m a reporter. Yes, I work at a school, but journalism will always be a part of who I am because it combines my love for learning new things, meeting interesting people, and telling stories. If you’re trying to generate … Continue reading

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Wear Your Cape with Confidence

I teach. What’s your super power? (Here’s the thing –  this truth, this villain, can strike us in our parenting, in any workplace, in any profession.) Teachers can certainly be called superheroes. We rush to the aid of the struggling … Continue reading

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Foster well-being in children: 3 lessons from positive psychology

The fundamental point of sending children to school has always been and will always be the same – a good life. A subfield of psychology that examines the good life is positive psychology. Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, … Continue reading

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