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Sewing for Easter
Thursday, March 26, 2015      25 comments

Every season brings a new reason for me to sew. I found an easy way to make a nice little play dress from a tee shirt. Here's Lina's new dress! I have to hunt for the phot... Read more
Whose heart are you holding?
Wednesday, March 25, 2015      29 comments

Last week, my son Matty, a third year medical student, called to tell me about an amazing experience he had. While on his surgery rotation, he was part of a team of doctors wh... Read more
The Last of Choice Words
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      18 comments

Asking questions like: “I like the way that you asked that question. It shows that you have put a lot of thought into it. I learned something from the question.” In the de... Read more
More choice words
Monday, March 23, 2015      25 comments

Choice words can build a sense of agency in the child. Those powerful words help a child understand that they have the power to develop strategies to solve hard problems that ... Read more
Choice Words
Sunday, March 22, 2015      18 comments

Choice words: How our language affects children’s learning by Peter H. Johnston It is important to learn the language of influence in order to create a productive classroom. ... Read more
Four Simple Questions to always ask at Dr Visit
Saturday, March 21, 2015      23 comments

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) can read much faster than I can talk. By giving them a sheet with the information that I want her ... Read more
Embracing the Storm!
Friday, March 20, 2015      27 comments

Today I go to the Dr. To find out what is going on in my body. Whatever it is, god will give me the strength to handle it. TGIF... Read more
good Plans
Thursday, March 19, 2015      15 comments

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!
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      22 comments

Today is the day that I look at my dreams and take a few steps closer to them with my actions.... Read more
A day at home
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      17 comments

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 forward to a day of rest, reading and pampering! I have a cold, and am looking for your favorite h... Read more
optimism!
Monday, March 16, 2015      25 comments

Today look for what is good in your life and in this world. Have an awesome day!... Read more
Face your Fear!
Sunday, March 15, 2015      17 comments

"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 one rule of thumb: The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we hav... Read more
Disrespect
Saturday, March 14, 2015      26 comments

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 other kids with their demanding attitude. It is really a shame that I find myself changing activities o... Read more
Sparky
Friday, March 13, 2015      31 comments

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 think of my Sparky. He just keeps on going. What a great little box turtle. ... Read more
Ready or not...
Thursday, March 12, 2015      22 comments

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 will live out the day. I choose to be happy I choose to eat good food. I choose to exercise. ... Read more

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