Monthly Archives: August 2011

Seven Things About Me…

Essential Mama Baby has awarded me a Versatile Blogger Award. I am over the moon!  Fly over to over to Essential Mama Baby where she aims to “… connect to other moms and to talk about the best experience of … Continue reading

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Lessons From The Book Whisperer

I finally made it to the end of Donalyn Miller’s book…I could have devoured the whole book in one sitting, but unfortunately time is always an issue. I love Donalyn’s writing voice – she is a successful teacher sharing her … Continue reading

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Golden Butterflyz

 I am the featured blog on Fresh Blog Fridays over at Golden Butterflyz!  I love the way that Miriam, blogger at Golden Butterflyz, describes herself as the CEO of domestic affairs. You may want to hop over there and meet … Continue reading

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Which House Do You Choose To Build?

 Did you know that as you grow up, you build the house you are going to live in one day? When I teach students, I like to use the analogy of building a house when viewing the choices they make. … Continue reading

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Beauty Lies In the Eyes of the Adjudicator

Years of debating against his mother (*sigh*) have turned my Senior Son into a pretty determined debater. Excellent advice from his teacher and support from his debating team have turned him into a strong debater. Which is why, as an … Continue reading

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What Message Are We Really Giving Our Kids?

 I have been completing a number of strength and weakness charts recently. If you are interested in knowing how I do this, you may click over here. Now, whenever I complete a chart like this, a child is ALWAYS able … Continue reading

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