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

Let’s Play Ball

Posted December 23, 2018

“It’s recess. Let’s play ball,” says a fourth-grade student at a low socio-economic elementary school. “Oh, no. We can’t,” her friend Mia responds. “There’s only one soccer ball and a few four-square bouncy balls, but they’re already being used by other kids.” Margarita suggests, “Maybe we could jump rope.” “Not today,” a third grader replies….

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