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For the days when nothing goes right...

I had big dreams for summer break! Four days in, I am spent.  My work from home job was going to allow this beautiful synchronous parenting/working situation.   324 more words

Parenting

Building Connection and Responsibility

There is now clear evidence that children learn better when they sense that they are part of a learning community that is safe and respectful. Learning how to participate and contribute to the classroom community is a big part of what builds their skills to be resourceful, respectful and responsible citizens of the larger world as they become adults. 738 more words

Growing Responsibility

HEADING BACK TO SCHOOL

Letting go of summer and gearing up for the new school year ahead can be many things for children.  This transition brings up the feelings of excitement, anticipation, anxiousness and nervousness. 181 more words

Connection And Love

BEGINNING THE ALMOST PERFECT SCHOOL YEAR

The most important thing that happens in the school and classroom community during the first few weeks is encouraging children to get to know each other and to begin to see their class as a team. 286 more words

Connection And Love

Renewal

Yesterday was a beautiful day in “The Great Southwest of Michigan.”

It was sunny, cool, breezy and refreshing.  

Yesterday was a day to open all the windows and let the sunshine and fresh air in. 92 more words

Weather