Do you have a Scary Words Box?

As a teacher, I had a word wall. It was always fun to add words to our wall. We enjoyed adding the words and randomly selecting a word to use for the day. Entering into the administrative world, I did not want to leave the teaching fun behind. I added a word of the weekContinue reading “Do you have a Scary Words Box?”

The story inside you

As a young child, I spent hours writing. I would write poems, wrote a daily journal, loved to write Bible verses, and would write songs for the church. My minister Rev. Leon Korb would sometimes share my songs or poems at church. He was always making me feel special. He was a special person inContinue reading “The story inside you”

Inner Questions for Outer Actions

As you sit quietly flipping through emails, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sources, you are searching for just the right one to answer a question, provide an idea, or spark your curiosity. We seek information to help us and not to harm us. We do not want or need information that will continue toContinue reading “Inner Questions for Outer Actions”

Make the first move! It is Monday!

Do you hold yourself back? Are you afraid to try something, ask a question, or make a big move? Maybe you are thinking of a career change, and you are making lists of the reasons to say yes and no. Well, what is it? Make the first move on whatever you are thinking that isContinue reading “Make the first move! It is Monday!”

Slowing down

Sometimes the speed limits in life seem to have no limits. You speed up as fast as you can, but you can’t seem to catch up. Your mind becomes cluttered with many mixed-up messages, your energy level is depleted, and your emotions are set at frustration. When you are at a high level of stress,Continue reading “Slowing down”

Do you have to agree with everything to like someone?

As I began to write, I reviewed what I have done to this point. What am I trying to accomplish? Is anyone reading, do people like what I am writing, and how do I know? The purpose of my writing is to provide help, support, encouragement, and to gain interest in my writing to publishContinue reading “Do you have to agree with everything to like someone?”

I saw that…. Did you hear that?

Did you ever have a moment when you thought 🤔 did anyone see that? Well, you know they did! Someone always has a camera-ready phone to capture any moment. The same thing when you are breaking out in song to your favorite tune, definitely not in key! However, those are the embarrassing, funny moments withContinue reading “I saw that…. Did you hear that?”

Can you believe what you see?

“Every day, images pass across our screens. They exist everywhere: on television, webpages, social media, newspapers, magazines, textbooks, mobile phones and more.”-Frank Baker, Teach Kids to Read the Images they see In our world today of photoshopped and the ability to alter pictures, it is not easy to believe what you see. As an elementaryContinue reading “Can you believe what you see?”

Millions of Moments, Memories of Lifetime

“This was us on bus 36,” read the post along with a TikTok clip. The memories came back to me, not clearly but enough to bring a smile and a reply. I am blessed to have several former students from both districts I served, along with their parents, as friends. It provides me with giftsContinue reading “Millions of Moments, Memories of Lifetime”