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Good-bye… Old Fashioned Parenting

Good-bye… Old Fashioned Parenting

THIS is so brilliant, I couldn’t help but share. Reading these words filled me up with so much love I immediately went to Brene Brown’s website and found several beautiful versions of it. Then I printed them all. I plan on hanging one on the fridge....

Responsible Use of Technology

Technology! Blessing or beast? Technology is ruled by two types of people: those who manage what they do not understand, and those who understand what they do not manage. ~Mike Trout How and when do you decide to give your child(ren) ACCESS TO THE WORLD?! I...

Love, Not Fear

I love this Buddhist mediation for fear. It knocks out any blocks I feel. I read it every day now. It’s me practicing what I preach. Just sit. Notice where you feel hard, and sit with that. In the middle of that hardness, you’ll find anger; sit with that....

Summer House Rules

Summer House Rules   Bored Jar Ideas: Read a book Write in your journal Tidy your bedroom Do one job Draw something, Draw an animal, Draw our house Paint something Play the ABC Game (Take turns. Sentences start with A. Then B. Then C.) Watch a movie Make a gift...

Spread Kindness Like Confetti

As I juggle online teacher duties and three daughters over the next two weeks of winter break, I am reminded how important kindness is in our noisy house. Today I woke up at my normal 5:30am just so I could have some quiet time before the girls woke up. I made...

Testing Overkill

Testing Overkill is a National Crisis Here’s a quick video of me giving my opinion of high stakes tests. Basically, teachers already know who needs help and we don’t need the corporate world to reform education. What we really need is to just TEACH. Test...

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