The Unexpected Christmas Gift

The Unexpected Christmas Gift

Well, everyone, the most wonderful time of the year is almost here, and in no time at all, it’ll be Christmas. One of the things I love most about this time of year is that there is a real sense of peace on earth in the air. I feel like people are kinder, more...
Leaning Into Thanksgiving Hurts

Leaning Into Thanksgiving Hurts

I don’t know if there’s any smell that can beat a kitchen on Thanksgiving Day. I really don’t. There’s something magical about all of those ingredients and spices melding together in pots and ovens. Cooked turkey? And apple pie? And simmering vegetables? It’s a wonder...
Taking Off The Mask

Taking Off The Mask

Okay, I get it. Halloween isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I happen to love it! I love the crisp in the air. I love dressing up. I love giving out candy whether it’s from my front door or from the back of my car (which probably sounds shady if...
Emergencies and Moving Them Out

Emergencies and Moving Them Out

On April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, two teens went on a shooting spree , killing 13 people and wounding more than 20 others before turning their guns on themselves and committing suicide. The Columbine shooting was, at the time, the...
Demonstrate Love Like Somebody’s Watching

Demonstrate Love Like Somebody’s Watching

It’s no secret that kids and students are always watching us. You know it. I know it.  We also know that kids and students model what they see. It’s the whole monkey see monkey do, right? The idea of watch and learn is useful when you’re intentionally trying to teach...

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