Parenting Changes our Brains

Witnessing two of my sons become fathers has been a uniquely transformative experience. I hoped they would be good parents. I knew they would be […]

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Practicing Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a time to pause, recognize, and express our appreciation for all that is good and enriching in our lives. There’s no doubt that […]

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COP27 + cop2

When I was in Egypt last month, I saw signs everywhere for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (a.k.a. COP27) that was to take place […]

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Veteran’s Day

In 1918, in the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the armistice to end World War I was signed. The day […]

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A Baby is Born

I have a new grandson! It is thrilling. His chubby cheeks make us swoon. He is strong and healthy. His arrival also means significant changes […]

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Mental Health in Ancient Egypt

I have spent the past week on a long-awaited trip exploring temples and tombs along the Nile. It has been a journey through time and […]

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The Human Library

I love libraries. Growing up, I was a regular at our local library, and my college work-study job was in the library reserve room. This […]

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