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Things Your Kids Should Be Doing Instead of Homework

Things Your Kids Should Be Doing Instead of Homework

There are many aspects of my more than decade-long career as a teacher that I’m proud of. My reputation for giving lots and lots of homework is not one of them. For most of my teaching career, I taught fifth or sixth grade. Sometimes I gave more than two hours of homework. Kids complained a lot, […]

Female Farmers Suffer Most In Southern Africa Drought

Female Farmers Suffer Most In Southern Africa Drought

Southern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and now small farmers face a long hungry season with growing food aid needs until the next harvest. Given the growing uncertainty of rainfall in this region, many are turning to irrigation as a key strategy for securing future harvests. The problem, however, […]

What To Do When You Are Craving A Change

What To Do When You Are Craving A Change

Sometimes I just need a change. OK, if I am honest, I need change often. Being stuck in the same routine day after day sort of feels like a slow death. As I am learning more about myself, I realized that my craving for constant change is just my personality type. But I also know […]