Month: April 2017

More Than Just Athletes Can Benefit From Sport Psychology

By Lindsay Huddleston As a sport psychology consultant I spend a lot of my time helping others perform better. While catching up with my friend of many years Brian Love at his daughters AAU tournament in mid-Michigan, we began to talk of our past years of work together in education reform, government relations and being parents. Brian and I shared…

Parents Should Know Thier Childrens Schools Are Closing: So why didn’t they?

The large sign on the school read “Now Enrolling” but how are you enrolling new students and the school is closing? Parents didn’t know! No one told them! How long did the schools know? Who is responsible for telling them? And, when should they know? Accountability is needed NOW in All of Detroit Schools! Read all about it here as…

Where does Hope Start? Hope Starts Here in Detroit April 27, 2017!

  Hope Starts Here in collaboration with over 200 community partners and most importantly parents and caregivers,  will host its first annual Day Of The Young Child Campaign. Listening sessions will be held in every neighborhood and its going to be big. Locations are listed on the website hopestartsheredetroit.org. Conversations will take place in the cities Main Library, local businesses, in…

SUMMER VACATION IS NEAR AND MY DAUGHTERS SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE IS FULL. CHILDREN NEED TO BE AS ENGAGED AS POSSIBLE OVER THE SUMMER SO I LEARNED TO PLAN AHEAD.

Summer Vacation will be here before we know it. Parents are happy that we can sleep an additional 30 minutes and don’t have to worry about uniforms or school traffic. And we get a break from being the homework police.   But there is a downside for most parents. Our kids are home with nothing to do. When we were…

A New Day at Detroit Public Schools……We Need New Results For Our Kids.

As you all know, the Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) board unanimously voted to hire Dr. Nikolai Vitti as the district’s new superintendent. It was a unanimous vote, but a large diverse segment of Detroit wanted the interim superintendent, Alycia Meriweather, to at least be given the chance to interview for the job.  Alycia came onboard at a time…

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