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The Deepest Well

Traumatic Consequences: A Revolution in Caring for Children

In The Deepest Well, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris writes about her first encounter with the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study by Drs. Felitti and Anda. She says that it was like finding “the final...
Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts

Child Lore Revisited

Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts is an anthology of childhood rhymes viewed through the lens of subversive folklore. Folklore can be defined as stories, customs, and beliefs passed on to later generations through word of...
Heavy, An American Memoir

“Heavy” Topics (and You Should Read this Book)

The really important parts of teaching are the human parts. There are these daily reminders if we keep ourselves ready for them, that force us out of whatever routine we try to manage and...
What the Eyes Don't See

What If You Told the Truth and Nobody Listened?

In 2014, Flint, Michigan, changed its drinking water source in order to save money. Already strapped for cash, the city hoped to recoup something by the change, but there were unexpected ramifications. Residents in...