4 Differences between Helicopter Parents and Tethered Parents

4 Differences between Helicopter Parents and Tethered Parents

Chester Goad, EdD For the last couple of decades the term “Helicopter Parent” has become synonymous for parents others consider too involved in the lives of their children.  At one time, the term “helicopter” implied “someone who hovers”.  People would chuckle, “Oh,...

Head-banging, Massage, and Dyslexia: A Proper East African Welcome

An elderly African man dressed in brightly colored traditional African clothing had sat in the opposite aisle-seat to mine for what seemed liked days but in reality had been only about 16 hours.  We had not spoken one time.  Granted it was an evening flight and...

Going Home!

Well, it is official! I have accepted the invitation to present to the teachers at my very own elementary school!  This should be great fun!  I’m looking forward to it! Oneida Elementary School, May 16th, 2012.