Pronouns

Pronouns

School and district leaders, educators, and school staff have a significant opportunity—and responsibility—to create learning environments in which all students can thrive and achieve their full educational potential. Fostering a sense of belonging and connectedness...
Finding Your Passion

Finding Your Passion

Discovering a passion may seem easier for people who know from an early age exactly what they want to do with their lives. They don’t have to question what they “should” be doing; their passion found them first. But what if you’re passionate about something like...
Taking No For An Answer

Taking No For An Answer

What if you love someone who doesn’t like hearing the word “no”? All of us, I believe can relate to the idea that we don’t like hearing the word “no” from people we spend time with. We were frustrated when we heard it from our parents when we were little, or when our...
The Kiss

The Kiss

How do I know when it’s okay to kiss? Good question! When I read this question I immediately thought of the “Kiss the girl” scene from the Little Mermaid (as my head is probably inhabited by too many Disney movies). As I said in an earlier blog post, we are all new to...
Caring for Your Friends

Caring for Your Friends

“How can you tell if someone you know is in an unhealthy relationship? How do you help if they are too shy to talk about it? Many of us, at some point, will be worried about a friend’s romantic relationship. We may notice a friend not hanging out with close friends,...