One quiet afternoon…

July 28, 2020

My husband is upstairs asleep, and the living room is nearly silent as I type up some work on my laptop from the comfort of my gray overstuffed couch, with my stocking feet up on the dark stained wood coffee table standing in front of me. My two black and white tabby cats snore loudly…

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I’m in a Dilly of a Pickle

July 28, 2020

Mike Pickles is a Canadian podcaster who seeks “to educate, inspire and empower you to become your absolute best.” That first word, “educate”, resonated with me, so when Mike asked if I would come on his podcast, The Daily Dill, it was a no brainer! Come listen to our conversation about education, college and the…

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Amazing!

July 28, 2020

One word best describes my amazing friend Ricardo Luis Canez. While he is, indeed, amazing that isn’t the word. It is music. As any truly musicophile might, Ricardo has an encyclopedic knowledge of bands, songs and instruments. He doesn’t just love music, he loves music. From Jimi Hendrix to Prince to Beyoncé, Mexican and Latin…

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A word about shaming ourselves…

September 3, 2018

There’s a good chance that by now any High school graduate / college aged woman (or man for that matter) has encountered quite a few messages about their body. These messages come from many sources: family, friends/ acquaintances, advertisements and other media. Some messages will be positive: “You look healthy”, “I love your smile”, “These…

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Are you going to college for the wrong reason?

August 15, 2018

ROI. ROI is a nice account/business short hand for “Return on Investment”. Business people always want to assess the ROI on a business venture. A high ROI means that you will receive back whatever you have invested into the business, plus some extra. Obviously a high ROI is desirable and people who are looking for…

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Judgment…

July 1, 2018

Judgment is a word that is thrown around a lot. One of the multiple Merriam Webster’s definition of “Judgment” is “the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing careful judgment of the odds”. People talk about others as having good or bad judgment. They speak about the need for discerning judgment…

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Tutoring Saved Me…

June 15, 2018

I’m sure that some people are wondering why I am expanding Know Better Do Better Education’s offerings to include subject tutoring. Short and sweet answer: Tutoring saved me. This is not some hyperbole. In high school, I was a depressed, low performing student in my math classes. I didn’t know at the time, or at…

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