[Update] April 5, 2013
[Update] December 6, 2012
Hi, my name is Mary White. I've worked with kids for as long as I can remember...even when I was little, I loved helping my mother with her
an adult, I really had no marketable talent other than working with kids, being around kids....so that's what I did...first as a caseworker for teenagers, then as a caseworker for families, then as a tutor in migrant kids' homes, then as a drug/alcohol prevention counselor in the schools. And throughout all that, I had my own kids, my very own kids with my very own husband. Over time, I realized that I had stories to tell, lessons to share...not ones that I had created, but ones that I
had absorbed from all the creatures surrounding me. So, I began to write and write and write. Suddenly, I couldn't shut up; stories and feelinigs came pouring
out. And, I knew that, while kids remained my passion, I had to find a way to share this view that I am allowed each and every day.
I'd like to pretend that my words come from some wise place inside me, but very often I didn't even know that I had these thoughts until I put pen to paper. Sometimes I don't even remember writing what I have written. Very often, I read my words as if some stranger had composed them. So, if you