Adolescence and the Identity Crisis

Adolescence and the Identity Crisis

In the social jungle of human existence, there is no feeling of being alive without a sense of identity.   –Erik Erikson Erik Erikson (1902-1994) spoke from experience. In his adulthood, he would explain how arriving at the door of adolescence was cause for...
The Gift of Validation

The Gift of Validation

gift … something bestowed or acquired without any particular effort by the recipient or without its being earned In 1974, my teaching career launched in a small rural Oklahoma school district. Being the first special education teacher the community had ever...
Thank you, American College of Pediatricians!

Thank you, American College of Pediatricians!

Thank you, American College of Pediatricians, for affirming our physical reality. This statement was released on March 21, 2016. The link to the complete transcript can be found at the end of this post. Gender Ideology Harms Children Originally posted March 21, 2016 –...