Juvenile Justice Center Garden

“Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.” Thomas Berry At the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center, children are …

My Bleeding Heart

Last Friday I had the privilege of hosting an online administrator’s academy entitled, “Trauma Responsive Practices: Learning, Leading and Connected” with Stanley Leone and Bhavna Sharma-Lewis as facilitators.  To say …

Happiness

It can be difficult in today’s society to say one is truly happy.  With COVID-19, demanding daily schedules, society pressures, social media, work stress, finances….the list could go on and …

It Takes a Village

We all know the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child”.  Well my child grew up and left home on Friday. No, not my biological child (she is …

Random Acts of Kindness

Did you know that yesterday was Random Acts of Kindness Day?  I had no clue! I was on Twitter and started seeing post after post of #RandomActsOfKindnessDay.  So being home …