Monthly Archives: February 2016

Meditation: Sunshine Rain

As a lifelong teacher, I always taught my students the value of nature, like daylight, sunshine,trees, and the relaxed beauty of darkness. (We even gave names to construction paper like sunshine for yellow, daylight for white, topsoil for brown, and darkness for … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Seniors Chuckle at Simple Sounds of Home

As my hubby and I elapsed into our senior years, we began to be a bit on the tired side when evening came. No matter what “they” tell you, energy levels may decrease with age! (I can’t help but notice … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Prevent Intergalactic Shock!

My students teach me so much at our small private school. Each day I spend with them is almost better than a trip to outer space. One Monday morning during our warmup, which we do to get the brains started … Continue reading

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School Yard Tales:The Great Green Frog Teaches School

Tree Land School was filled with excitement about the Halloween party the following Monday. But Miss Landers had some bad news. “I’m so sorry to miss our big day. But the sub will be the Great Green Frog, so you’ll … Continue reading

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Parent Vitamins: Learning How to Spit!

Parents are often left out when it comes to the professional discussion about how to deal with children. Yet the parents are the most capable and involved professionals on the team. Adults may be concerned about being able to be … Continue reading

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Caregiving can Lead to Emotional Claustrophobia

When the caregiver’s arena of management and daily tasks is so full it’s about to burst, even the best nurturer can become frozen in time and avoiding of new options and ideas–referred to here as emotional claustrophobia. Limited Range of … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Bring Your Reindeer to Class

The rainy season was in full sway and Tree Land students were loving it. They were experts at finding those glorious puddles. This small private school enjoyed the custom of walking in the rain when it wasn’t storming. Miss Landers … Continue reading

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