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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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Don’t add one more thing to your day!

What parent doesn’t want to hear that? And yet, that’s exactly what we are called to in Deuteronomy 6:6-7. : “These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about … Continue reading

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a new phase

As our children grow, we talk about the different phases they go through. And, it always seems that as soon as we figure out one phase, they have moved onto a new one. Well, my children are now 20 & … Continue reading

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Try, try, again! A lesson in better communication.

Has your sweet little Suzy or your loving Joey ever walked into the room whining and yelling, “Mom! You have to help me find my shoes.” or “Mom! You didn’t wash my uniform!” or, hopefully, you’ve never heard this one. … Continue reading

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Making Better Students

Ah. If only there was a magic formula for making better students! I am convinced that teaching is one of the most challenging jobs on the planet. Every child is different, every group of children has a different dynamic, and … Continue reading

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Teaching Reading Through Movement

Good day everyone! If you’re reading this post, I would LOVE for you to post a comment, even if it’s just to say you were here. If you’re willing, let me know who you are, whether you are a parent, … Continue reading

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Teaching is cool!

You might say teaching is in my blood; whether it’s history, science, the Bible, or soccer, I love teaching. When I was in 9th grade, I got my first teaching “gig” in children’s church. I can remember teaching eleven two-year-olds … Continue reading

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