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Tell Me More

"I need to talk to you about your son", she said last night, after she'd pulled me across the parking lot at the bowling alley, eager to speak with me. Her son and Blake are in the same class this year. These conversations never go well. I watched her with intent eyes, studying her demeanor… Continue reading Tell Me More

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Organizing a little to save a little time

Benjamin Franklin once said, “For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.” Think about it. It's so true. Beginning a good organizational system may take some time in the beginning, but think of all that you will gain, like your sanity! Mornings can be hectic, trying to get the kids out the door… Continue reading Organizing a little to save a little time

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A Prayer for Teachers

Dear teachers, I'm sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but, school starts back soon, or already has for some. I know this is a mom blog, but this has really been on my heart.  As the mom of an almost-2-year-old (Aggghhhh!), I feel like I'm still struggling to find the balance between work,… Continue reading A Prayer for Teachers