Beware of Grandma aka the Principal

Beware of Grandma aka the Principal

Being a retired principal is almost entirely a good thing! Sleeping in, time for regular exercise, and free evenings are just a few luxuries of my present situation. There are, however, some times when retirement is not so perfect. I find myself wanting to get too...
Surviving Your New Driver

Surviving Your New Driver

Learning to drive is a rite of passage. At some point, everyone takes a turn. I remember the joy of turning 16 and getting my first real driver’s license. It meant that I could officially take our two-tone brown 1976 Granada down to McDonalds for a Coke all by myself. My mind was all about independence and how grown-up I felt. My oldest daughter turned 16 last month. A year ago she got her learner’s permit and has spent the last 12 months “practicing”.

Everything You Need to Know About RSV

Everything You Need to Know About RSV

RSV can be a life-threatening illness for some infants. As a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse with 11 years experience who went back to school to become a neonatal nurse practitioner — a specialty I have been privileged to practice for the past eight years — it is my passion and honor to care for and protect our most fragile infants. My role in doing this now is in helping to prevent serious complications from RSV for infants and children up to age two. Read More

Teaching the True Reason for the Holiday Season

Teaching the True Reason for the Holiday Season

Ringing bells for the Salvation Army is becoming a tradition for my family. This year, I took Cohen with me to ring the bell for an hour or so. It was amazing how much money a cute little boy in a Santa hat saying “Happy Holidays” to everyone will collect in 60 minutes! It also helped him realize the reason for the season. It’s not all about the presents, it’s about helping those who need help this holiday season.

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