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I Wish

By Anne Evans-Cazier, LCSW | October 28, 2021

I wish my family was different. I wish we didn’t fit right in with the global norms. But we do.   We have five school age grandchildren. I wish I could somehow magically protect them from the impact kids around the world are feeling as the pandemic continues to dramatically disrupt their lives.    You…

Eight Hundred Pieces

By Calvert F Cazier, PhD, MPH | October 26, 2021

We lived across the street from a beautiful home, and one day, while Anne was walking home from work, she thought, “If that house ever comes up for sale, maybe we should buy it.” Later that evening, as we were sitting at the kitchen table eating dinner, she noticed a For Sale sign on that…

Red Ink

By Anne Evans-Cazier, LCSW | October 21, 2021

“Any color but red!” responded the seasoned public school teacher when I asked what colors I should use to show progress through the stages of Conquering Homework in Middle School, our new membership program for parents.   That got me thinking about the association of red with failure in school. I still cringe at the…

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