Musings, Milestones and More

“The following are my blog posts of my ongoing thoughts about adolescent skill development, kids, parents, life, and ‘going for hard’. Please feel free to comment and/or share these on your social networks.” – Linda

Honest and Heroic Stories

Did you know that on this date one year ago (March 1, 2015), Summer Search Founder Linda Mornell’s book Forever Changed was officially published? In honor of the anniversary of this book —I wanted to share a review. After reading Forever Changed, Rogelio Rameriz...

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Affluenza, indeed!

On November 27, 1978 Dan White, a former supervisor entered San Francisco city hall and shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.  His defense lawyer successfully argued that Whites judgement had been impaired by his consumption of Twinkies. In...

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The Learning Curve

 National Mentoring Day, January 21, 2016 Meet Linda and Melzetta! -- by Leni Miller I interviewed Linda Mornell for my last column in the Huffington Post.  January is National Mentor Month.  January 21 is National Mentor day.  A moment to savor, reflect and honor...

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What’s Important

With the New Year starting I want to wish everyone the best as well as share one of the most valuable sayings I read in all of 2015.  Here’s to a year of savoring and enjoying the simple pleasures... Do not ask your children (and each other) to strive for...

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Affluenza! Indeed!

On November 27, 1978 Dan White, a former supervisor entered San Francisco city hall and shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.  His defense lawyer successfully argued that Whites judgement had been impaired by his consumption of Twinkies. In...

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