Tales of a Square Peg

Name: Rochelle Fritsch
Kids: Elementary school-aged daughter
Works: Fundraiser for IMPACT, a local nonprofit
Favorite thing about being a mom: Telling my daughter stories about Grandma Gee Gee and stuff that happened when I was a little girl, teaching my daughter important life lessons (manners) and watching her apply them
Least favorite thing about being a mom: Teaching my daughter important life lessons (bad choices lead to bad consequences) by being the "Enforcer"
Famous for: Being a karaoke queen and snorting when I laugh

Follow her on Twitter @GeesMom

We're Learning to Be Selfish

Peer Pressure, Middle School, Self-Esteem

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Building Communities, Building Futures: We Got This!

Community, Gun Violence, Hope, We Got This

The nightly news is on right now, and I hesitate at turning away from DVR’d programming to watch it for fear of the latest report of gun violence. Especially because gun violence seems to happen more often than not on the city's north side -- a part of the city where I grew up; and I find myself scratching my head and wondering where the hope has gone.

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Parents and Media Literacy: Did You Get the Message?

Media Literacy, Media Literacy Guides, Advertising, Peer Pressure

Are you well-versed in media literacy?

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The Things They Did For Love

Marriage, Loving Day, Civil Rights, Race

Time is a funny thing. A dear friend of mine is watching her oldest graduate from college. Another friend posts pics of a kid who looks just like her at grade school graduation...and then there’s a relative – the first-time empty nester ushering the last kid out of high school and into the next phase in life.

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This Too Shall Pass

School, Stress

But mom…does it have a sensor?

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