Graduation Gift

Having run youth leadership programs for over twenty years, I’m often asked by parents what advice I have for their graduating sons and daughters. ¬†With May upon us, here’s a graduation gift to pass along. Click here for a downloadable PDF of the list!...

Four Little Letters

I shared a story in my first book- an experience I had when I was fifteen years old and attended my first youth leadership academy. The closing keynote speaker shared words that changed my life. Literally. “There are three types of people in the world,”...

Pulitzer Lesson

I took my daughter, Caroline, last week to the orthodontist. It’s time for our eleven-year old to get braces. She was not very excited about the idea. Still isn’t. But the doctor, Kevin, did a great job explaining to young Caroline why she needs braces and...