Mom. Grams. Teacher. Marian. Dr. Fritzemeier.

I answer to all of them. I’m a bike rider, amateur photographer, nature lover, beginning bird watcher, and avid scrapbooker.

In my professional life I write, speak, and educate. My passion is helping parents and educators gain confidence, grow their skills, and get refreshed. In my presentations, I share real life examples in an engaging style designed to encourage and challenge participants.

I invite you to explore my website to discover more about my speaking and writing and I look forward to hearing from you. — Marian

Disturbed. Very Disturbed.

Posted February 16, 2018

The recent school shootings came closer to home today. Too close. While I was helping in my grandchild’s second grade class, three boys started talking to me. One said, “A six-year-old boy was killed at school.” I asked, “How do you feel about that?” They all replied, “Scared.” I’m disturbed. For years, I’ve repeatedly listened…