Being Big for Kids, Everything

Being Big for Kids: Missing a Meeting

This is the seventh post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, click here for an archive of the posts.  Well it finally happened. We had to cancel a meeting with our Little. It wasn't because… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Missing a Meeting

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On Turning Twenty-One

I turned 21 this year, and I think the experience was different for me than it was for a lot of my peers. After starting at university at 15 and graduating at 20, I felt like I have been 21 for a long time. All of my friends are in their mid-twenties at this point,… Continue reading On Turning Twenty-One

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On Making Change

Every person has the ability to make change in their own way. Many people choose to use their voice. Some voices are louder than others. Some are more articulate and thought-through. Some are emotional. Some are timid. I know people who use their ability to captivate an audience to their advantage. They are able to… Continue reading On Making Change

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A Case for Writing by Hand

Can you imagine trying to make it through university without being able to write by hand to take notes? I sure can't. I thought administrators in education might've been going too far with suggesting cursive should be removed from formal education. However, the possible removal of an emphasis on handwriting seems ridiculous. I doubt I'm… Continue reading A Case for Writing by Hand

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

And writers have a great power...one they may not realize. When I was a child, I used to think that publishers wouldn't print books that had false information in them; something I now know not to be true. I wonder if laypeople back in the day thought the same, especially since printing a book was… Continue reading With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility