Are we back to normal yet? What is normal? Many of the challenges and frustrations before the pandemic remain. In addition to those, we find many more to add to them. These factors deplete our emotional reserves and leave us feeling empty and deflated. We just had a holiday break, and many found themselves looking … Continue reading What “Prescription” do you need?
A story to tell
To change the lives of others Today marks my anniversary of being diagnosed with breast cancer. It is my first anniversary, and I am cancer free. If you have experienced cancer, you know it is never too far from your mind. At the beginning of the diagnosis, it was all I could think of, and … Continue reading A story to tell
Checking on you
Checking In I received a phone call right before Thanksgiving that shocked me. My husband experienced some health issues a few months ago. Not to tell the entire story to take away from my purpose in this post, but it was disturbing news, and we did not get quality care with answers. My husband’s niece … Continue reading Checking on you
Solution Weekly: November 27-December 3, 2022
Expectations, Directions and Orders Do you have expectations for others? What about yourself? Do you have expectations for yourself? Do others place expectations on you? Do you have directions or orders to accomplish? Exactly what are the differences? How do you handle these as a leader, staff member, parent, and student? Quotes about learning “I … Continue reading Solution Weekly: November 27-December 3, 2022
We have layers-What are they?
Have you ever thought about layers before? I know my brother-in-law loves to look at cakes with the multiple layers you can choose from when selecting the right one. Then I know my family is likely to tease me because I am usually wearing three layers. I am sorry, but I like wearing sleeveless tanks … Continue reading We have layers-What are they?
Today I will say….
My blog post on October 27, 2022, began with students saying. Embedded within the post was an article with data collected from middle and high school students. The data in the paper presented the biggest barriers to student learning, according to a new report released by YouthTruth, a nonprofit that surveys K-12 students and families … Continue reading Today I will say….
Tuesday Talk! Self-Talk
I don’t know about you, but I can have some crazy talks with myself! I can talk myself into, and out of some situations I never thought I would be in my life. Negative self-talk can be very harmful! During our last vacation with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law, my husband and brother-in-law thought it was … Continue reading Tuesday Talk! Self-Talk
Let me tell you a story….
Do you have a favorite story? I think I have so many stories I could not possibly pick just one. I loved reading to my fifth-grade students as they returned from recess. It was a time to get settled back down and ready to re-focus on learning. I loved to select stories to engage the … Continue reading Let me tell you a story….
Who, What, When and Where?
Questions ?? YES If you are in a large group setting, do you ask questions? I am asking this question because my next question is this: When you were in school, did your teacher encourage you to ask questions? For some of us, it may take a little more time to reflect on the days … Continue reading Who, What, When and Where?