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Random Quote #5

“The exercise of attention control leads people to experience failure or to view themselves as poor at attention control. Attention control is often experienced as effortful and difficult, and so after exercising attention control participants may feel as though they did no perform as well as they should have performed.”

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Pause to Find Self-Awareness

Everywhere are conversations among people this week, “Are you ready for Christmas? I have so much to do. Not enough time to do it.”

We hurry from work to shopping to wrapping to parties to work. 238 more words


Dreaming Spring from the Heart of Winter

Bringing wood down from the woodshed this morning I heard a few notes of Cardinal’s spring/mating song. He’s just tuning up or maybe just practicing or saying his piece. 500 more words


Eat Like You Mean It

We all slept late this morning, so I had more than the usual hustle to wake Dutch, attend to the my little girl, get the boy dressed and his lunch packed and with something in his stomach, then drive him to school. 633 more words

Holiday Cookies (12-14-14)

Today’s Parenting Tip:

Decide:    To have fun baking with your child.

Practice:   Today, bake cookies for the Holiday.

Let your child select the type of cookies to bake, including how to decorate them. 133 more words


How Much Are You Paid To Watch TV?

How much are you paid to watch TV?

How much TV do you watch? Do you watch to learn anything? Or do you watch to pass the time and deaden the mind? 206 more words


What's Next

This morning, I went to an informal meeting my son’s elementary school principal set up inviting parents’ thoughts about the achievement gap between middle-class white students and students of color/English language learners/lower income students. 622 more words