You must understand that technology is not my thing. The first time I saw a computer was when my husband bought a Comador 64. I personally had and still have a typewriter. We upgraded to some other computer of which I can’t remember. This computer was handed down to my then 5th grader. This computer became all mine in 2007 when I decided that my practice needed to become more up to date. I started my first website using this clunky machine.
“Telephone” was a popular social game when I was growing up. Here is how it is played. Get some people together and sit in a circle or stand in a line. One person is told three or four sentences. That person whispers to the next person what they think they have heard. This continues until the last person has to say it out loud. In the end it is obvious how jumbled up those sentences are from the original sentences. read more
How many times have you heard the term, “Fight! Fight!” or “Girl fight!” on campus where you attend school? Weekly, daily, or more frequently? Then it seems as if everyone rushes to where the fight is happening to watch. Some kids actively get involved by getting some punches in. Some egg it on, yelling for their favorite fighter. Some video record and upload the YouTube, but many stand by and watch. read more
You watch your normally bubbly child sluggishly get into the car after school. Your parent radar kicks in and you know something is wrong. Is she sick? Does she have a lot of homework? You ask her probing questions and finally through tears she tells you she has been pushed around all day, yelled at and called names from the other kids in school. read more
It’s her first day of second grade. She is excited. She is wearing her first store bought dress. She is going to an all-white school rather than the Indian school, and she has a lunch pail. Little does she know how important this day would be for her. read more