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Is it time for me yet?

I’m determined to figure out how parents sneak in some time to do things that they like to do. It’s an eternal struggle for me these days. 207 more words

Parks: Mentoring to Make a Difference

Sharon Daloz Parks. 2000. Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Young Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons. 446 more words


Back to the present

So finally it’s present day in my blog,
You may be wondering about Jake? Well he’s had his follow up appointment with the surgeon and top surgery is scheduled for the beginning of September, so I’ve booked time off work to allow me to be at home that first week for him. 312 more words

Everyday Person


By Julie Ackerman Link

Your faithfulness endures to all generations. —Psalm 119:90

Jim and Carol Cymbala prayed and praised and preached their way through a personal 2-year nightmare. 236 more words

The Shift in Parent-School Engagement

Reposted from Roots of Action:

“Instead of a closed, self-sufficient system, schools must see themselves as open systems that engage in learning at the boundaries between families and communities. 237 more words

 Has a Tendency to be Goal-Oriented... from 15 Ways of the Successful Self-Directed Learner

The original list of 15 Ways of the Successful Self-Directed Learner is here.

What are skills of an independent learner?

There are the obvious foundational skills of Literacy and Numeracy which I won’t address here because most schools address these skills as a separate issue. 953 more words


B at home: Emma moves again by Valérie Besanceney

If you are raising or teaching Third Culture Kids and are looking for a book to read to them – or for them to read by themselves! 619 more words

Raising TCK's