Monthly Archives: November 2005

Is Your E-Newsletter Worth A Kiss?

My wife Linda is a peer mediation trainer. She and her colleagues at School Mediation Associates (SMA) travel throughout Massachusetts, teaching middle and high school kids how to mediate their own disputes in school-sponsored peer mediation programs. (By the way, SMA’s founder, Richard Cohen, writes a terrific E-Newsletter of his own — and I’m not just saying that because I hope he gives Linda a big raise. Although I do. Follow this link to see for yourself.) The trainings are […] Click to read more…

 

What’s Your PENGUINscore?

It’s been over 12 years since I first witnessed the birth of a baby. I’ve been present at two more births since then, but I have to say that the first is the one that really sticks with me. The hours of pacing up and down the hallways with my wife Linda; the sudden rush of activity and people as the moment grew near; the first thought that entered my mind as I watched my son Evan being born (which […] Click to read more…