• Parenting: Making the Consequences Fit the Actions

    by Michelle Hutchinson Image source: http://mrg.bz/ZbvKYv When our now-adult son was a child, he developed the irritating habit of expressing his anger by going to his bedroom and slamming the door behind him. Explaining to him that door-slamming was not an acceptable way to deal with his emotions did nothing to break him of the […]

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  • Death of Esther Williams Has Writers Swimming in Puns

    by Michelle Hutchinson Image source: http://ow.ly/lQlq2 Are puns really the lowest form of humor? I suppose that’s open to debate, but no one can argue how cleverly puns have been used by many famous writers, from William Shakespeare to J.K. Rowling. When used well and sparingly, puns can give your readers a good laugh. And […]

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Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

Michelle Hutchinson, Wordhelper

I've never been one to follow conventional wisdom—at least when it doesn't make sense to me—and I'm not about to start now. Conventional wisdom says to limit your blog to one topic (e.g., writing) or to related topics (e.g., writing, reading, publishing), but my interests are too diverse.

While a good deal of this blog will be devoted to writing, editing, and resumes, I'll also explore topics in health, science, education, and a smattering of other areas. After all, I'm not only an editor and writer, but I am or have been a dentist, teacher, naval officer, environmental researcher, wife, parent, and pet owner.

I hope you'll take some time to provide comments on the posts.

The medical and health content on this blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.

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