Why This Writer Needs Therapy

From the Series: Life on Dog Hill I watched as Cameron scrapped the tile on the bathroom floor. Methodical in action, his eyes focused intently on the task, but he spoke easily, occasionally pausing with his blade in his hand to make eye contact and add presence to...

Why Wisdom is Weightier Than Knowledge

From the Series: Life on Dog Hill “Alexa, give me a quote,” I commanded my Amazon Echo. Without hesitating, she responded with this one. Knowledge is no use unless put into practice. by Anton Chekhov We acquired Alexa early last year and, as I mentioned in a previous...

Top Blog Posts for 2015

It’s hard for me to believe that I first started blogging on SheilaCallaham.com in April 2011. Even harder to believe that what began as a chore has become a much-anticipated element of each week. Another year of blogging — forty-six new pieces — and now I come to my...

Teachers Provide Insight on Parental Impact

From the Series: Life on Dog Hill I came home from my 13-year-old’s middle school open house with a big smile on my face. I spoke to every one of his teachers, and the one comment I heard repeatedly was how respectful my son is, and what a pleasure he is to teach....

No, Son, Moratorium Does Not Mean More!

From the Series: Life on Dog Hill It’s been a wonderful summer filled with a wedding, an engagement, travel, and extended family time. But as August comes barreling to its end, I’m thinking about back to school for our 13-year-old son, Ryan. As we headed into a local...

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