Back to School

Back to School

A Comforting Thought for Teachers and Parents As We Enter A New School Year We Can’t “Make Up” What Kids Have Lost Academically. We Can Make Things Better. If your child is in the 7th grade this year, the last time he or she experienced a complete and “normal”...
Nanny Hacks

Nanny Hacks

Nanny Hacks from Dr. Nana So here’s a little aside from your favorite professor. I embraced a low carb lifestyle about 14 months ago and feel amazing. Lost 30 pounds, recovered amazingly from a surgery, and feel like I’ve gained so much energy. Cutting the useless...
The Summer of Our Discontent

The Summer of Our Discontent

An Opinion Shaper by Linda Karges-Bone “Now is the Winter of our discontent. Made glorious by this sun of York;“ William Shakespeare, from Richard III In the summer of 1967, I was 8 years old and while already a voracious and accomplished reader, I doubt that the...
Fatigue: Creativity Enemy #1

Fatigue: Creativity Enemy #1

Attempting to teach and lead and grow during a time of stress, causes fatigue… the enemy of creativity and growth. Often, one anticipates a more scholarly or fancy recommendation from a life coach. Yet, when I analyzed my last five encounters with typically successful...
These kids are driving me crazy!!!

These kids are driving me crazy!!!

These kids are driving me crazy!!!  by Virginia Sampson My children went through some very difficult times in their lives. When my youngest child was two weeks old my husband was diagnosed with ALS more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. My other three children...