Monthly Archives: November 2011

Thanks for the support

Almost exactly four years ago today, I met the man I am now married to. At the time, I was tired of a job in the non-profit world and looking for a change. He heard my numerous ideas, from becoming … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle

Recently, I have begun my journey towards living a more healthy lifestyle. I have been eating whole grains, a ton of fiber, veggies and fruits, and proteins. Learning how to eat right was definitely not on my mind when I … Continue reading

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I was lucky enough to land a terrific work-study opportunity during my first few weeks at MSPP. I’ve been working at The Freedman Center ever since, doing a variety of things including leading a play group for toddlers and their … Continue reading

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Spotlight on….Erika!

This week’s blog is a spotlight on Erika. She’s a second-year in the school psychology program, and has been my MSPP mentor, Primary Project go-to, and now, a willing spotlight volunteer…..thanks, Erika! Why did you decide to study school psychology? … Continue reading


Pet Therapy

During Fundamentals Week at MSPP there was one thing that was emphasized more than anything else: Self-Care. Every professor present even let us newcomers in on their personal self-care secrets. Some are devoted to their television programs while others love … Continue reading

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Are you, in fact, smarter than a 5th grader?

Are you, in fact, smarter than a 5th grader? MCAS… some of us had ‘em, some of us didn’t. What everybody does have is an opinion about them. And while the excitement from being back at school after summer break … Continue reading

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