Goodbye to All That…

Farewell, Students. For the past three years, in my “retirement phase,” I have been teaching Chinese children online. This was never something I had planned to do, as I had reservations (and maybe pre-conceived notions) about teaching children from this Communist country. Even though I had taught hundreds of students from Asia, finding them engaging […]

Hair Washing. Or Not.

Example of a girl who needs a “mom.” Reina has beautiful dark brown hair. Long and silky. And then, for some reason I never figured out, she stopped washing it. I wanted to ask her if she needed something. Shampoo? Before I got the chance, the school counselor told me there was something going on […]

Oh, It’s Just Monday, People!

Things could be worse. You could hate your job. You could have no job. You could be homeless. You could be very sick. You could be sick and tired. You could be stuck on the side of the road. You could have a broken bone. You could have lost your keys. You could have lost […]