Tag: Family

To My Faculty

While we seem so far apart right now, we still are so close.   It feels like a year since I’ve seen Valorie excitedly run and get a book from the library, or seen Kenya get ready for another day of Math (hogging the…

The Gift of Failure

“Every time we rescue, hover, or otherwise save our children from a challenge, we send a very clear message; that we believe they are incompetent, incapable, and unworthy of our trust.”                          …

Child of God

I think we can all identify.

An Encouragement for the Month of May

It’s May!  How did that happen 🙂  It often surprises me how quick the end of the school year comes up as we prepare for the last month of school and into summer. Often, the month of May is the most challenging month of…

Boys Don’t Need SuperDad, They Just Need Dad

Boys don’t need dads that are there, they need dads that are “there.”

The Power of the First Field Trip

The power of a well-planned field trip is immeasurable. While difficult to find that thin line between fun, interesting, and worth-while, when that line is found it can reap huge benefits.  I am a firm believer in the power of the first month of…

The Power of Positivity in the Classroom

“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” School-wide climate and culture is a major topic in the world of education.  We see district and state wide attempts to change that climate and culture within schools.  With anything though, change begins at the bottom-up.  Change…

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