Monthly Archives: May 2011

Choosing how we talk….

This page includes some steps that my family  and I try to  use when we are talking with each other  Initially, I wanted to try to have other family members try to keep these principles in mind…I thought that the … Continue reading

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I have a voice…

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading This post is included in the Plant Flowers tab. That tab includes more images, tying in with this idea of  “Learning to have a voice and to use it…” (Click on link … Continue reading

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Persistence is good…

Ahhh…the broken lamp…and my attempts to fix it… I really like this lamp; It’s an inexpensive “dorm” lamp from Target….I’ve had it for a number of years and really like the light that it gives off…and there were “memories” tied … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day wish… “may you feel happy and contented, healthy, safe and at ease”

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading Click on images to enlarge, for easier reading A mother’s wish for her “child”, no matter what age that “child”  might be…..  : )

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“Time is suspicious….”

This comment, “time is suspicious”,  was made by a 9 year old boy who came into my classroom one day. He had just learned the word “suspicious” in his regular classroom, and apparently tied it in with how “odd”  time … Continue reading

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A basket full of kindness

My family and I have been very fortunate to be the recipients of soooo much patience, tolerance, care, nurturing and kindness …. a wonderful basket overflowing with  kindness…. and the lovely gift of compassion as well…. and I’m so appreciative … Continue reading

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Power struggles: “Push-Shove”

This page is included in the “Pull Weeds” section in the top row of  headline tabs. Click on thumbnail, to enlarge or click on this link to open that page: Push/Shove

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