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

“Are You There?” Hope Street: My Journey

Posted March 13, 2019

“This will be good news,” I hope, answering the long-awaited call. It’s the nurse from the neurologist’s office. “The doctor has reviewed all your records. He’s referring you to Stanford Neurology,” she reports. Stanford 2012.  My mind flashes back automatically to grand mal seizures that started at, of all places, McDonalds in East Palo Alto….

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