Table of Contents
3 Surprising Ways Our Parenting Can Cause Terrible Damage to Children
Maybe they’re not so awful after all
Why I Kept Teaching After Being Sprayed With Human Piss
The answer may not be the only thing to surprise you
What It’s Like to Recover Lost Memories of Traumatic Events
Reentering the stories that shape us
The Reverse-Step-Count Challenge: How to Win at Being Lazy
You will regret nothing about keeping it below 250.
How Storytelling Helped Me Overcome Sexual Assault
Narrative Exposure Therapy and the power of letting go.
Don’t Call Me “Young Lady” and Expect a Smile
Age isn’t everything and power is more attractive than youth
Jaw-Dropping Acceptance to an Ivy League School on a GED: Worth it?
What democratic free schooling taught me about freedom and responsibility
Five Wives, Nine Children
The startling true story of my father and his children, spanning decades and the globe.
The Insidious Reason Cosby Actually Got Away, Just Like All the Others
Bill Cosby's recent get out of jail free card on a technicality has forced thousands of survivors to reflect on our…
Is the Aziz Ansari Controversy the Original Cancer Killing #MeToo?
Tarana Burke has the key to reviving one of the most important global movements of our lifetime
The End of the World
Waves beat against rocks Jagged and cold in this Scottish winter In our heart, there is no end to caves They go on and…
Is it OK or Cringeworthy When a Female Superior Calls Me “Little Sweetie?”
Women can perpetuate a sexist workplace, too
Discover the Intellectual Rigor in Your Relationship with This Highly Effective Tool
A matrix can help you examine how you communicate in relationships
Three Truths to Help Make Peace With a Gaslighting Parent
No, you don’t have to forgive to move on
3 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Know Your Child Has a Good Teacher
An academic coach explains what to look for and ask about in your child’s backpack
That One Time I Went on an Awe-Inducing Nicolas Sparks Movie Binge
Pretty sure most of them sucked, also pretty sure that didn’t matter at the time.
Our Stories Won’t Be Shamed Away, We Will Write Bravely
Fear won’t silence us, our stories will be told
Three Common Parenting Myths that Can Brutally Hurt Children
Surprising facts about some of the most conventional “wisdom”
What it’s Like to be an Alienated Child
An insult added to the injury of being abandoned by my father
Diversity Is Reality, Not a Marketing Ploy
A teacher’s perspective on marketing across language and culture
I Don’t Yell at My Kids for the Same Reason I Don’t Yell at Yours
Holding parents to the same standard as teachers
Childhood Abuse Led to Marital Abuse — A Cycle Only Love Could End
I had to learn to build bedrock from an abyss
What Inverted Nipples Taught Me About Love and Parenthood
The brutality of being unable to breastfeed