Tag Archives | poverty

Tag Archives | poverty


Fixing Poverty

A couple of weeks back, I spent a Friday morning with about a hundred teachers from one West Michigan district. My goal for the day was to talk about poverty and the developing brain. I wanted to share with the teachers and administrators in the room what children in poverty go through and what those […]


Eye Spy Special

I’m sitting here today, with Christmas barreling down on me, thinking about what is and isn’t special. This reminds me that, a few years back, my mother was gifted a charm bracelet. Unfortunately, I don’t live close enough to her to describe with any accuracy all of the charms currently hanging from it. But, as […]