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Safe Wording Out

From time to time, I play a well known mmorpg called World of Warcraft (WoW). There’s a well known cliché or motto that goes like this, 635 more words

Teachable Moments


I think about her often as I drink my coffee in the morning. She gave me this lovely cup.

She never wore the uniform issued to her. 567 more words

Teachable Moments

Lettin' Loose

This week, I did something I probably wouldn’t normally do: I ripped up a book in front of my class. Allow me to explain.

We had been talking about Martina the Beautiful Cockroach, the nature of real love, the essence of beauty, etc. 419 more words


"Police taught to spot signs of psychiatric crisis"

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This April 10, 2014 The Mercury News article talks about training officers in Philadelphia are receiving to aid them in identifying someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. 48 more words

Mental Health

Conversations with my kids

My children are not little. My youngest is 14 and my oldest is 30-something. The three youngest of my offspring love to carry on lively conversations with me. 673 more words


I had to laugh during Ella’s conference and how her teacher was describing the “drama” among the entire 4th grade class.  It is insane how young it begins.   684 more words


Why teaching the essence of love and beauty matter.

Second Grade