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A Week Of Subbing: A Week Of Learning

Two days back in kinder. Two days back in my old room. Two days of morning circle, math, literacy rotations. Two days of building, playing with friends. Two days so familiar, and yet so new! Two days of watching and … Continue reading

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On Being Grateful

I spent two days subbing in second grade and one day with the three year olds. It filled me with awe, amazement and such a sense of “we can do it!” I’ve known most of these second graders since their … Continue reading

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Teaching In The Time Of Chaos

Don’t know where to start. Hope this post won’t be a disjointed ramble of thoughts waiting to get out, but please indulge… Since coming home from a wonderful trip spending time in Israel with family, friends and my sweet, incredible … Continue reading

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Here With Kids

I am back home from a wonderful three weeks in Israel, visiting with my grandkids and other family members. It was so hard to say good bye, it always is, even when they lived so much closer in Dallas. But … Continue reading

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It’s All About Balance

Let’s talk about balance. The reality check about balance is that it’s different for everyone! And the annoying part, once you think you’ve find that “magic” formula, “Ta Dah” it changes over and over again. Then all those pundits who … Continue reading

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Preventive Care: Sketch Out

This crazy thought percolated in my head as I scratched and scratched my awful spider bites. Oh I know, don’t shout at me, I should not be doing that! But, but I made a mistake. Not earth shattering, nothing that … Continue reading

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That Takes Time (Leo the Late Bloomer)

I’m writing this from the parents’ lens, but read till the end, your teacher connection is right there.  I had lunch with a kindergarten teacher. We taught next door to each other for 23 years. We called ourselves sisters from … Continue reading

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