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  • A satisfying Saturday!

    3/28/2015 5:48:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a beautiful day! I took the time to clean my house during the week, so today I can get out! While I won't get to climb a mountain, I w... Read more

  • No longer the same!

    3/27/2015 5:23:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today take a moment and realize just how far you have come! Honor yourself... Read more

  • I got lost and finding my way back

    3/26/2015 12:24:46 PM, by DIANAPOST12

    I had a bad bout of depression lately and I think I am finally coming out from under my cloud. I couldn't quite put my finger on " why was I feel... Read more

  • Sewing for Easter

    3/26/2015 5:31:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every season brings a new reason for me to sew. I found an easy way to make a ... Read more

  • Whose heart are you holding?

    3/25/2015 5:24:17 AM, by JSTETSER

    Last week, my son Matty, a third year medical student, called to tell me about... Read more

  • The Last of Choice Words

    3/24/2015 5:20:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Asking questions like: “I like the way that you asked that question. It sh... Read more

  • Third Times the Charm Right

    3/24/2015 4:40:59 AM, by NUTTYKNITTET

    I have been consistently on sparkpeole tracking my progress for 9 days straight and working out consistently. Its hard this is the third time I h... Read more

  • Running again...

    3/23/2015 4:25:14 PM, by WALKINGRED

    Aloha Spark Friends (are you still there?)! It has been ten months since my last blog post! That is crazy! Blogging about everything - food ... Read more

  • More choice words

    3/23/2015 5:36:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Choice words can build a sense of agency in the child. Those powerful words h... Read more

  • First Goal Reached!

    3/22/2015 10:10:18 AM, by RIGEIN24

    I'm finally at a healthy weight for my height! I'm not done yet, though. The rest will be vanity pounds once I start a weight lifting progr... Read more

  • Choice Words

    3/22/2015 6:42:20 AM, by JSTETSER

    Choice words: How our language affects children’s learning by Peter H. Johns... Read more

  • Four Simple Questions to always ask at Dr Visit

    3/21/2015 7:11:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday I visited my new doctor, and she commented on how much she liked my sheet that I gave her. Doctors (as well as most people in general)... Read more

  • Embracing the Storm!

    3/20/2015 5:17:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I go to the Dr. To find out what is going on in my body. Whatever it ... Read more

  • good Plans

    3/19/2015 5:37:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    We all need good plans to follow to. Patience and persevenance are key to reaching goals. Stay strong, and keep your eyes on the prize! Read more

  • Take Action!

    3/18/2015 5:34:54 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is the day that I look at my dreams and take a few steps closer to them... Read more

  • A day at home

    3/17/2015 4:51:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have not taken a sick day in 2 years, and today will be my day! I have not given myself a break to build up my body in a while. I am looking ... Read more

  • optimism!

    3/16/2015 5:36:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today look for what is good in your life and in this world. Have an aweso... Read more

  • Face your Fear!

    3/15/2015 6:18:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    "Are you paralyzed with fear? That's a good sign. Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do. Remember... Read more

  • Disrespect

    3/14/2015 5:43:56 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday was a tough one. I have a few students who can be very disrespectful when they don't get their way. They tend to ruin the fun of othe... Read more

  • Sparky

    3/13/2015 5:31:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    We have a very special pet, and his name is Sparky. He is 26 years old now, and is still going strong. When I think of Spark People, I thin... Read more

  • So Ashamed

    3/12/2015 10:16:01 AM, by VICKILOWE

    I let my emotions overtake me last night and I binged on pizza. 4 freaking slices. I'm so ashamed I knew I wasn't hungry for that a... Read more

  • Ready or not...

    3/12/2015 5:34:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's that time of the day... Time to head out the door and face my challenges. Work time. Prep time is over- I just have to choose how I ... Read more

  • Because I'm happy

    3/11/2015 5:37:42 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day at least one child will ask me "why did you do that?' Perhaps it ... Read more

  • Vote women, vote!

    3/10/2015 5:33:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Vote women, vote! Today women take the right to vote as a given. Many year... Read more

  • Still snowing, still sparking!

    3/9/2015 5:32:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday it snowed again. This has been such an over-snowed winter for us. There was no reason to get upset, though. The snow did not accu... Read more

  • Today's changes

    3/8/2015 7:10:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    today I will be going to Church instead of XC skiing. Today I am taking breaks during sewing and doing lots of exercises during the break. ... Read more

  • Changes and Adjustments

    3/7/2015 6:30:22 AM, by JSTETSER

    It is time to make changes in my life. These are NOT the changes that I had wanted at all. My hands are being affected by carpol tunnel syndrom... Read more

  • "the Bully"

    3/6/2015 5:36:55 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday during outside morning recess, "the bully" went into action, sitting on the legs, then back and then neck of a much smaller child. I w... Read more

  • Pain: Don't ignore it!

    3/5/2015 5:33:28 AM, by JSTETSER

    Pain in our body is like a light on the dashboard of our car. When the light is on, don't ignore it. Find out why the light went on. I have h... Read more

  • Sticks and Stones

    3/4/2015 5:39:16 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am reading the book Choice Words by Peter H Johnston, and just want to leave you with a good rendition of Sticks and Stones: Sticks and stone... Read more

  • Sparking some encouragement!

    3/3/2015 5:38:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a great day to speak words of encouragement to yourself and to othe... Read more

  • Not the hike we hoped for

    3/2/2015 5:36:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our hike up Sandwich Dome was not meant to be. Part way up. my husband experienced constricted airways and trouble breathing. We turned around ... Read more

  • Sparking with JOY!

    3/1/2015 5:52:15 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is a great day! I am hiking up Sandwich Dome in NH. This is a 6-7 hour climb. It is the toughest winter hike that I have attempted. ... Read more

  • The gift of a good Gift Card

    2/28/2015 5:51:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    Some gifts are just better than others. My oldest son has simplified both his life and ours with a gift card that always works for us! Dear S... Read more

  • Our Deepest Fear

    2/27/2015 5:48:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that ... Read more

  • Baby Love!

    2/26/2015 5:41:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    Sweet little girl with the cutest smile Let's just sit and play awhile. W... Read more

  • Children and Grands

    2/25/2015 6:02:06 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Son, I remember the day that I went into labor with you. That is the day that my life changed forever. You have brought me so much joy, ... Read more

  • Sparking into Action!

    2/24/2015 4:44:02 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today is the day to take steps in the right direction For my health, My ha... Read more

  • Speaking to Kids

    2/23/2015 6:05:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    When I speak to kids, I like to get right down on their level. I take out enough of my supplies (puppets, posters and the owl skull) to ma... Read more

  • Home again

    2/22/2015 2:35:36 PM, by JSTETSER

    Getting away, even for 2 nights sure can change your perspective. We spent the past 2 nights at the AMC Highland Lodge speaking on owls and safe... Read more

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