Who is on Your “Starting Five”?

Who is on Your “Starting Five”?

Author Jim Rohn suggested that you are the “average” of the five people with whom you spend the most time in your life. Think about the people with whom you spend the most time each day. (Take a moment and write down a list of your top five.) Now ask...
What can you change?

What can you change?

I have worked in large urban public schools for over 15 years and my kids have gone through public elementary, middle, and high schools in suburbs. I have two front-row seats to witness How Schools Really Work: Extreme Edition. If a school is running...
WORKSHOP: Finding Your Parenting Superpower

WORKSHOP: Finding Your Parenting Superpower

I am so pleased to announce a workshop I will lead at Friends’ Central School on March 10th at 7pm titled: Laugh More, Yell Less: Finding Your Parenting Superpower. At this interactive workshop (flyer below), I will reveal the hard science behind parenting...
I’m on TV! (well, almost)

I’m on TV! (well, almost)

I was almost on TV. Really. I was almost picked to be the host of a new reality show. Yes, I have been on TV a couple times before. I was the expert interviewed on the news, answering questions about bullying and how parents can help their kids with fears about school...