Blue Caboose Children’s Fund (BCCF): Providing Emotional, Concrete and Parental Support http://bluecaboose.org

Here’s an article about the non-profit, Blue Caboose Children’s Fund. We provide support to families living with CF by providing emotional, financial, and concrete supports. North Texas Giving Day, in September of each year, is a day where people can give to causes they support, and we were lucky enough to be supported through this by SweetWaters Cafe in McKinney Texas. I’m on the board, and here is my story

Leadership: Using Empathy ‘I Hear You Saying You Are Frustrated’

So anyone who lives in the US (or really, in the world) knows that there has been a recent election in the US. It was, or is, a very tight race, with lots of people voting for the candidates whom they feel best represent their interests, their level of comfort, and numerous other reasons thatContinue reading “Leadership: Using Empathy ‘I Hear You Saying You Are Frustrated’”

I’m a ‘Boss’,but I’m not ‘Bossy’: Leading with Authenticity and Servant Leadership

In my most recent article on leadership, I wrote about leadership in children. In this article, I’m focusing on leadership as it goes along with leadership style. In 2015, I attended a training on Protective Factors. At one point during the 3-day training, the leader had us write a sentence about ourselves, where we saidContinue reading “I’m a ‘Boss’,but I’m not ‘Bossy’: Leading with Authenticity and Servant Leadership”

Let’s Play ‘Family!’ I’ll be the Aunt: Leading Through Play and a Look at Generational Differences

Have you ever watched a group of children play together, as they organize themselves while they determine what to play and who plays what role? I’m pretty fascinated by group dynamics, and love to watch groups of people; adult, children, and in between; interact and make decisions. We played a lot of kickball when IContinue reading “Let’s Play ‘Family!’ I’ll be the Aunt: Leading Through Play and a Look at Generational Differences”

Mornings are Fun! Starting the Day in a Happy, Productive Way

link.medium.com/Xo8IiSXOE6 Here’s an article I wrote for Medium a while ago. While I have switched to herbal tea, the rest is pretty true, even today. I’m in in a different state with different work responsibilities, but still enjoy some hot tea and predictability. Happy reading!