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A Decade Later, Here We Are

A Decade Later, Here We Are I wrote this in 2013…. now look where we are today… Re-reading a blog post I wrote this morning thinking perhaps in my feeling ill, I might have been harsh in my writing. So, I’m sitting here re-reading it. What is perplexing me is how word choice that is..

Angelic Housing Resources Foundation, Inc.

Angelic Housing Resources Foundation, Inc. (AHRF) is a nonprofit organization located in Sacramento, California. AHRF provides housing, essential services for basic needs, and financial literacy education for a truly diverse and underserved community. Those we serve are often facing economic challenges, homelessness, or suffer some form of disability. We provide them with safe and affordable..

Ode to the Single Mom

It can feel overwhelming having everything fall on your shoulders. No child support makes it financially impossible at times. No family support makes you feel alone in the world. No partner to share your fears or concerns makes you feel isolated. However, all it takes is one moment of your child expressing his greatest fears..

Musings on Teaching and Learning

A friend was recently discussing with me her frustration with kids not wanting to learn things in her classes. I am sitting here right now listening to Norwegian lullabies and noticing the different cadence patterns from what most western songs have and I started analyzing this. As I realized what I was doing, I started..

Wild Animals in War

It's like we're in war.I'm a nurse taking care of the wounded, but I'm also wounded.Despite my efforts, the wounded keep my wounds fresh.I understand the common wounding, but they are like wild animals attacking anything that comes near their wounds.They kill me to protect themselves.

Musings on Control

It really does matter who you spend your time with and who you expose yourself to. You get sucked into the throes of whatever goes on for people. That does not mean you can't be there for people. Being there and empowering them OUT of the ditch is completely different from being there and being..

San Diego Chorus

The San Diego Chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a Nonprofit all-women’s chorus. We are a musical education society for women, committed to fostering musical skills, promoting personal growth through leadership, and providing performance opportunities. We welcome women 14 years and older to join the chorus. There is no upper age limit and..

Always Choose Adventures

Always Choose Adventures (ACA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Littleton, Colorado. Our sole purpose is to provide support and information for anyone interested in challenging themselves to get outdoors and explore the vast nature around them. Our founder, Chantelle Shoaee, started ACA after spending the first 30 years of her life being told..

B. F. Skinner Foundation

America’s most influential behavioral scientist is B. F. Skinner. His behavioral science discoveries have impacted training and applications for many areas including: animal training, working with students and those with autism, occupational behavior management, and education. He published 180 articles and 21 books. He also wrote over 3500 unpublished notes.The B. F. Skinner Foundation is..