Category: Voice Lessons

These publications were written for my monthly newsletter Voice Lessons.

“City, Bike, Cow, School, Of Course” & Other Lessons in Being Allocentric

December 1, 2017

Being more allocentric or at least trying to be more allocentric has been a big focus of my personal and professional work this past year. […]

“Aunt Jen, You Don’t Really Work.”

November 1, 2017

My nephews, age 6 and almost 8, are growing like weeds. The 2nd grader, Joe, has four upper teeth that have fallen out, making him […]

Embrace the Mess

October 2, 2017

If you know me as a colleague or a friend or a relative or as a reader of this newsletter, you might be a bit […]

We All Need Tooth Fairies

September 1, 2017

My nephew, Evan, lost a tooth last month. It’s what you do when you are 5. It was his first! Being 7, his brother continues […]

Don’t Steal My Gains

August 1, 2017

I have written many a time about having an ‘extreme self-care’ support team. Hair stylist, energy healer, local bartender – you know, the folks who […]

Adulting is Hard

July 5, 2017

Happy July. The sun is out. Summer is in full swing. Sunsets and strawberries. Can anything be wrong? And who am I to […]

What Do You Stand For?

June 1, 2017

While presenting at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership Connections Conference I met my youngest participant. She was to be 3 months in a […]

Ayuda

May 1, 2017

I have a confession. One of my biggest fears is being stuck in an airplane bathroom. Not being able to move the bar […]

It’s Kinda Exhausting Just Living These Days

April 3, 2017

This past week I came home from what I thought to be a ‘somewhat challenging’ gym visit to a voice mail. From that voice […]

I Am Sensing A Theme Here

March 1, 2017

When I was 20, my dad sent me a note in the spirit of “Hello Dolly.” “Very few people come to the table to eat. […]