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i carry your heart with me

i carry your heart with me

If you’ve never read the poem, “i carry your heart with me,” by e.e. cummings, then please do so now. If you have, read it again. i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by […]

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Code like a mother

Code Like A Mother

You may be wondering what I mean by “Code Like A Mother.” Let me explain: the digital world is looking for people like you (moms) to work. Why? Because you have the skills to get stuff done and you’re the backbone of your family and your community, so why not be the backbone of the […]

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Life in second place

Life in 2nd Place: A Letter of Apology to My Second Born

Hey Kiddo, It’s hard to believe you’re turning three this month, albeit with decidedly less fanfare than your older brother’s over the top third birthday spectacle, absurdly dubbed ‘R’s Robot Romp.’ But that’s been the story of your life, hasn’t it? While every detail of your brother’s birth and existence has been enveloped in the […]

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Training

Learning Rx: A Review of the Cognitive Skills & Brain Training Facility

“He’ll grow out of it,” they said. They being every friend, colleague, teacher, counselor, or stranger in the grocery store line I confided in with my worries about my son’s seeming stubbornness about doing school work. Despite testing into our school’s gifted program and usually topping his class scores in reading and math, my younger […]

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