Monthly Archives: January 2016

Bully

I despise bullies with a passion. As a teacher I will see glimpses of hate, gossip and exclusion that makes my blood boil and I try to confront it as bluntly as possible.  Ask my students who share their day … Continue reading

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Manipulation 

How do we stop manipulating people or situations?  Is it so inherent in our psyche that we can’t stop? Or just so natural that it takes serious conscience thought to stop. I’m not sure, but I know that it frustrates … Continue reading

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The queen of teen

Childbirth is an amazing experience. I have been through it three times and have three amazing daughters that brighten my life daily.  I will never forget the feeling of holding them in my arms after they were born. Each one … Continue reading

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Student support system 

I just read an article on npr about students who live in poverty and the negative impact prolonged breaks have on them. The point of the article is to help teachers see the need, and be the support these kids … Continue reading

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Prayer is powerful

I believe that I have had an abundant share of heartache in my life. More than many, but not some.  My mantra used to be ” why me God?” As I moped about the circumstances I found myself in, but … Continue reading

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Who am I?

I have been blogging for over two years now, but as we begin a new year I thought it might be a good idea to reintroduce myself and my purpose for this blog of mine. The point of my blog … Continue reading

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Humbly boasting

I’ve always known that I am a good parent.  It has been my highest calling and my honor to raise my girls. It is a hard and often thankless job, but one I have taken pride in accomplishing with such … Continue reading

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