Category Archives: Character

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

There have probably been many blog posts using the words to this catchy tune, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” and for good reason! Most of us are in the habit of worrying, stressing, over-thinking, and focusing on the negative. As you … Continue reading

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Teaching Character Through Literature

No one is ever too young or ever too old to learn lessons in character. The youngest of children learn lessons in self-control, patience, and respect for others. At every age, we, hopefully, continue to improve on our character and … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution

Good morning! Good afternoon! Good evening! or maybe even good night! Whatever time it is where you are, it’s great to have you here 🙂 Today’s post will be quick but ever so important. We ALL deal with conflict. We … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Address Short Attention Spans

Tonight, I taught the three-year old class at church for the first time in a few years. I’d forgotten how much energy three-year-olds have or how short their attention span is! Experts disagree greatly on the length of the normal … Continue reading

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Developing Character through Curriculum

My first Masters course is called “Developing Character through Curriculum.” I can’t think of a better way to start the program. It’s so easy to get caught up with the details of what we want our children to know academically, … Continue reading

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A New Logo: Growing Up

Today, I’m excited to reveal a new logo. Cool, isn’t it? And it didn’t cost me a dime – unless you count the food and clothing purchased, the electricity and water used, and nine months of pregnancy, several hours of … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Don’t Wish For

There are some weeks (or days, or months, or years!) that are so memorable that I think I should have a scrapbook, memoir, or maybe even a movie of my life so I don’t forget them. Sometimes they are memorable … Continue reading

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