Learning the alphabet is so important. Oh sure it will help you along your road to reading and writing. Journeys and adventures will be yours through the written words of others and you’ll be able to share your journeys and adventures through the written word and use of the alphabet too. All of this is
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Recently, a friend took me to a wonderful little card shop on Madison Avenue in New York City called Venture. I LOVED it! A virtual heaven for the office-product-loving, card-reading-freak that I am. The picture to the right is one of the cards that I bought while I was in the store. I love the earth
My son’s keys, identification, and phone were stolen. Call us paranoid or say we’re very responsible. It doesn’t matter to me. The truth is I called the locksmith to change our home locks. As long as we’re talking truth, I should disclose that we really needed to change the locks a long time ago. Our
It’s New Year’s Day- well, night. I was in the kitchen just moments ago unloading the dishwasher and loading it back up. Yes, it is almost 11:00pm, but I felt like straightening the kitchen. So I did. I was moving rather swiftly, especially for 11:00 at night, and my brain and soul were on the
Teaching Children to Volunteer this Holiday Season Guest Post by Emily Patterson Raising your children to care for others is a big job for some parents. Most parents want their children to consider the needs of others in addition to taking care of themselves. This selfless attitude must be introduced at an early age so
How do you know if you’re happy? How do you know if you’ve grown up? How do you know that you’ve given all you can give? My momma used to joke at times saying, “I can’t know that.” I’ve adopted this phrase most recently saying it in conjunction with things I don’t desire to know.
I wrestled for days about what to post on the blog as our country approaches the 10 year anniversary of the attacks of 9.11.01. Then, my friend Jennifer McClanahan, of www.Foodonourtable.com, shared her story of being in New York on this day and the commitment she made to, “…build a full life of my own.”
What does your reflection say about you? Find out in my guest blog post, “Reflections,” at the All Things Girl website. Oooh baby, yes! I’ve been featured and that feels great. Jump on over there and check it out. Oh, and please leave a comment. We all grow when we share with one another.
If you’re a first time visitor to my blog, you may wonder, “Which profession?” (and by the way, welcome!) But if you’re one of my regulars, you know it’s all about teaching! Teachers, the question is before you: Do you need a way to put the passion back into your profession? Take a look at
Our school hosts a published author one day each year. We’ve been blessed with some really top notch folks over time. I’m not one for dropping names so I’ll spare you, but generally they have won some award and have a legitimate claim to fame. This year, we are fortunate enough to have Jerry Pallotta