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Mommy Monday: Breastfeeding Lessons

Samuel has officially been breastfeeding for a year now and what a year it has been. I didn’t nurse my daughter. It was new, I didn’t have good guidance with it, I was overwhelmed…lots of things kept me from it. 662 more words


Loving all creation, including yourself!

This blog entry may seem to start off in a dark place, which it sort of does, actually, but I promise you there is light at the end! 702 more words


Friday Swing Dance Classes in NYC with Guest Instructor Laura Jeffers

Every day we’re away from NYC we miss our home and our students more and more. We are so thankful that our teacher and mentor Laura Jeffers is continuing our… 99 more words


right vs wrong part 2

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
-Dalai Lama

More thoughts on the other day’s topic of not doing wrong simply because it is wrong – my relationship with God is the most important one I have – or will ever have. 374 more words


Times Have Changed!

I recieved my 2014/2015 TOUR Credential a couple of weeks ago. (yes – it’s STILL very cool to have one of these.)  I received my first credential in 2001, then continued working on TOUR in 2002.   542 more words

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Knitting Lesson

On Friday I made a quick trip to Waterloo for a much promised knitting lesson. My pupil (lets call her Miss A) is my favourite 10 year old and she had made her request last time I had dropped in. 214 more words

Hijinx And Activities

Advice to Scout and Cassie

Friday’s empathy activity really helped the students take the time to observe how destructive it can be when people jump to conclusions erroneously.  Thus, today, the students had to put themselves into the place of the two narrators of our books of choice, Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird and Cassie from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.   258 more words