Notes from the Road Children

My children always have various notes, hand-made posters, and bulletins posted around the house.  An anticipated guest might expect to be welcomed with “Come This Way —->”  signs about. And then, there are the obligatory “Your Name Here‘s Room” signs.  But sometimes they give me such a laugh, I have to share!  Walking down the hallway last week, I spotted this benign-looking sign with mermaid stickers, and bright colors.  At…

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All I Really Need to Know About Public Speaking, I Learned From Teaching Kindergarten

I have been very blessed to be able to speak to several groups lately, and I’ve been thinking about how much FUN I’m having! I’ve been a performer all my life, whether it’s dancing, singing, or acting.  I think public speaking is a lot like performing: you have to entertain, educate and inspire. Teaching children is another love of mine; I spent four years after College as a K-8 Music…

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