Digital Media Academy Online Learning

Digital Media Academy Online Learning

As an online teacher, I understand the importance and relevance of learning on the Web. My colleagues and I can attest to the fact that a well-written course and program can teach a student exactly what he or she needs to fulfill requirements that are met at the...
LEGO Brick Fest Live is coming to Charlotte!

LEGO Brick Fest Live is coming to Charlotte!

It seems to be inevitable that if you have kids, you’ll have LEGOs. My boys have quickly become fans, and my baby (who just turned 2 — sniff) finds herself immersed in “Yegos” every chance she gets. While they are often a pain in the bottom of...
Eight years and counting

Eight years and counting

Today is my 8th wedding anniversary to Math Man. Eight years. There’s nothing glorious about this particular anniversary when you think about monumental dates. It’s not our 10th. Not our 25th. So on. But it is still another year of being married to the...
First Aid Badge (and Safety Pin)

First Aid Badge (and Safety Pin)

At my church, our Girl Scout troop ranges in age from Daisy to Cadette. We are a relatively small troop (we have 20), but we have quite the range of ages and interests. When it comes to creating a lesson and group activity that will actively engage all of my girls, I...
Fly on the Wall: February 2017

Fly on the Wall: February 2017

This month. Since my last Fly on the Wall in January, I’ve found very little time to really sit and write. And that’s a sad thing considering part of my schtick is teaching people and encouraging folks to write. I’m going to phone it in this month...
Things I Hate (But Do Anyway)

Things I Hate (But Do Anyway)

There was a time when everything I did was for me. All for me. Want to sleep in? Fine. Want to go out to eat? Fine. Want to let the house turn into a pit of despair? Fine. These days, I have four minions who demand my time, energy and effort. I don’t have the...