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
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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
You could look back over the last 50 years with the eye of a detective, or with the mind of a poet. You could make your political and historical observations. You could list accomplishments of mankind or tragedies of nature. But if you were turning 50, what would you do? Perhaps I should ask, what
Seems pretty elementary doesn’t it? I had been looking at the bathroom trashcan for days with frustration and aggravation. It was clearly filled to the top and yet no one would empty it- including myself. Then today I walked in the house and discovered that the bathroom trash had been spread onto the floor by
May your stuffing be tasty. May your turkey be plump. May your potatoes and gravy have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious and your pies take the prize, and may your Thanksgiving dinner stay off your thighs! “Unknown” Wynn Godbold is on a mission to make sure every child, regardless of geographic location