Every day when I read the news I am reminded about how much hurt and pain is out there. Some days I feel like people are just 'losing it' and sometimes it feels hopeless. Each day I seek out the good and happy news. I am saddened by the fact that it is a deeper dig into the stories out there to find … [Read more...] about Leading with kindness
First off I have to give amazing credit to my friend and amazing artist Amy Williams D’Apice for this incredible painting! Everyone has now heard about the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg and the tears and sorrow have been felt around the country (and the world). I have thought nonstop … [Read more...] about And a Little Lady Shall Lead Them!
Yesterday it was high 90s and today it is a snowstorm as the temperatures dropped 60 degrees. Yes, this is weather in the mountains! Weather can be unpredictable despite weather forecasts that help guide us. Fortunately, this one was called correctly and I had time to move potted plants in and cover … [Read more...] about Life is unpredictable
Each day I wake up and wonder what happened in the world overnight while I was asleep. The train has been moving at insane speeds and many days it truly feels like we have lost our way. We seriously need to find our footing. How do even begin to find our footing in the midst of chaos and … [Read more...] about Finding our footing
As a parent, many of us would love to see our teens stand out as leaders - whether at school, on their sports team, at a community event, etc. Why is that? Many parents truly want to see their children lead, be assertive, find their voice, and take initiative when it comes to their own goals … [Read more...] about Time to raise some leaders!
Congratulations Malala!! When looking at some amazing teen leaders I cannot help but think about Malala and her amazing story. Now a young woman, she recently graduated from Oxford University. She has been the voice and advocate for girls education from her teenage years even before the Taliban … [Read more...] about The wonders of Malala
My heart hurts. My guess is that so does yours. What is happening in our world is disturbing, disappointing, and downright unacceptable. We are all in this life together and we ALL have the same value. I had no control over being born a Caucasian female. I have no control over the family I was born … [Read more...] about Leadership MUST start earlier
Are you the parent of a teenager? Do you know teens who just stand out in their leadership skills and abilities? How about those teens who quietly lead in the background, know any of those? I am a big believer in working with kids at an early age to teach them about emotions, how to problem … [Read more...] about Teaching teens to be leaders