When my 14-year-old son started high school this year, he was nervous. He only knew a handful of kids and had no idea what to expect. I told him to be himself and he would find his tribe. Then he tried out for the school play.
For the last two nights I watched my quiet son act like a rambunctious elf on stage. He was embraced by the cast of mostly older students and received countless compliments from his newfound peers. Continue reading
New beginnings. Roman philosopher Seneca once said, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”
The first day of school always holds a little anxiety for most students, parents and teachers. Class lists and new shoes. Fresh notebooks and sharpened pencils. Continue reading
My brother, Seamus Kelleher, is an amazing high school drama teacher. He writes original plays for his students and coached the high school football team for many years. He recently shared a story with me about one of his students that was very inspiring. Continue reading