Learning how to be a blogger, an executive director and a community member.

Life is about balance, learning and growing along the way, continuously making improvements as a person. I need to share a few things today. I removed a post where I offered my views and opinions on drug court.  I removed it because there is more to the story.  I did not mean to diminish, insult,…

Honesty, great as a circle value . . . not so sure I like it from my boyfriend.

Boyfriend is brutally honest.  He doesn’t always have the filter regarding what he says hurting someone’s feelings.  I’ve decided to date him, knowing he is like this.  It’s take the good with the bad for me.  I’ve just decided to start telling him where he should lie to me. For example, my cooking.  We stopped in…

Looking for school-based restorative justice evidence, link attached.

I would like to direct you to a link, http://blog.labour.org.nz/index.php/2009/09/06/restorative-practices-in-schools/ At the end of this blog entry you can click to a pdf link.  This provides you a 30 page document, which highlights the success of Restorative Practices in New Zeleand Schools. Restorative Justice in education is a very promising practice! I love teaching and…