We can cling to behaviors, routines, and perceptions that used to work but no longer fit our circumstances. Old habits are hard to break, and teaching an old dog new tricks, are those just sayings, or are they true? Over the past year, people have said, “I can’t wait for life to get back to … Continue reading Do we hold on?
Have you ever experienced “unexpected?” What is “unexpected?” Well, it is what was not expected. Would you wish to see a fish in the desert? No. The season of Thanksgiving brings opportunities for gratitude, and then we move into the season of giving as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Many times during this … Continue reading Unexpected-How do you prepare?
It does not matter where you go; you will see Help Wanted signs. Many signs have a sign-on bonus to encourage applicants and other things like flexible workdays and hours. Then you also see many people asking for help. Signs pleading to give them money. In Indiana, a mother had a sign saying she had … Continue reading Help Wanted
Do we need to raise the bar or lower it? How does this affect our standards? If you are working in a particular field or area and people are not reaching the current established levels set, what is the solution? Change the level, change the preparation, change the assessment or maintain the level? What is … Continue reading Raise the bar
“School shooting in Texas” is four words to stop you, frozen at the moment, and your heartstrings are pulled. The number of injuries, loss of life, the individual or individuals involved in the shooting makes no difference. It is the four words no mother, father, grandparent, or educator wants to hear ever. Then the media … Continue reading Heartstrings and swings!
This week we celebrate School Social Workers and recognize Social Emotional Learning Day on March 11th! The theme for National School Social Workers week March 6-12 is “Time to Shine!” Our School Social Workers do amazing things to support our children, families, and staff! They genuinely shine all of the time! Join the SEL Day … Continue reading #SELDAY March 11, 2022
I find myself reflecting on the troubles facing Ukraine, as well as others around the globe. Searching to find a safe place takes a different meaning when facing a war. My heart aches for the children, mothers, and fathers as they struggle with facing the fears, holding back tears, and hopeful for more than good … Continue reading A hiding place? Safe spaces
Thank you for being a follower! My goal is to work each day to provide followers with solutions, thoughts, inspiration, motivation, and resources. I have recorded a message for you today. This is my beginning to bring video content to you. It is challenging to record yourself, but this content I wanted to share with … Continue reading Let’s Talk-Personal Message
Do people ask you for advice? What would you do if? I have a question to ask if you were in this situation, what would you do? When people are seeking your opinion on what you would do, do they want to know, or have they already made up their minds on what they would … Continue reading What would you do?