May 2013 - Nancy Rose

When You’re 15 and Not Good Enough

Posted by | Acceptance, Kids, Self-Identity, Teachers, Teenagers | 8 Comments

My PASSION is teaching parents to accept their children for who they are–it is my life’s work!   But my unbridled JOY comes from being with kids.  Hanging out. All ages, all stages, doesn’t matter.  Kids are just so fascinating.

So, naturally, I was thrilled when my friend Jenny invited me to speak to three classes of “at-risk” ninth graders at Napa High, where she teaches English (and is affectionately known as “Ms. V”).  I accepted before she even had a chance to explain what I’d be speaking about.  It didn’t matter. Read More

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