Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cries for help

New week and its only Tuesday. Students cries for help. Trying to do the best for them. New student sharing that he is having trouble fitting in, finding friends, and knows he is making bad decisions. Mom sharing son has … Continue reading

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10/19 Celebrate

Thankful for getting unstuck and following through. Thankful for the being part of an emotional conversation with a child’s parents. Thankful that we have suggestions to help give him confidence to make the right choices. Thankful that parents are are … Continue reading

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A Reunion

A 35th high school reunion. My husband’s class. The graduating class of 400 meets every 5 years. Reluctant to go. Glad I went. An opportunity to see a close group of people happy to catch up with each other. 70’s … Continue reading

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I am thankful for the great books I bought today at a local independent bookstore.  At the counter there was a book on display called, Penguins Hate Stuff.  I laughed when I looked at the title. It got me thinking … Continue reading

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Noticing

This week during writing workshop I talked to my students about listening and watching with their eyes and ears wide open to find inspiration for their writing.  I shared a conversation that I had written about and they wanted to … Continue reading

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