Blah Blah Blah

Blah Blah Blah

I’ve been thinking about the power words have in our relationships with children and students. It is truly amazing what a few carefully-worded and well-timed statements can do to a life. I know that is true in my life. I know that it is true in the lives of the...
The Power of Traditions

The Power of Traditions

We’ve probably all seen the power of celebrating traditions in our families (just think about your favorite childhood memories – I’m guessing a bunch of them will be connected to a family tradition or two). But have you ever thought about harnessing...
Will February Ever End?

Will February Ever End?

It’s February, and in my part of the country we have already experienced 89” of snowfall this winter.  In fact as I look out the window right now, there are massive piles of snow everywhere, and according to the local news, more snow on the way this evening.  I don’t...
Being Predictable

Being Predictable

This past week, I had an unusual experience – I gladly let one of my few steal the show for a few minutes! That is not something that happens too often, we try to share everything, including each other’s time. Each week, I find myself prompting one of my few (usually...

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