Month: April 2016

Maintaining Composure

I wanted to share a story of what I consider to be an amazing ability of maintaining composure… I was a substitute in a special needs Pre-K class. They have “quiet time” when we hope the children will sleep. A few of them like to use this time to act up, until their behavior becomes…
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Looks can be deceiving

What do you see in the following photo? A (slightly out of focus) pretty yellow flower, right? Other than thinking the person taking the picture probably isn’t a professional photographer you would probably look at this and think, “What a nice plant.”  Ah, but you are only seeing a part of the picture (the part…
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I’m in a hurry and don’t know why

I heard this song on the radio the other day and knew it had to be a blog topic. Alabama: “I’m in a hurry to get things done.” How many of us are “in a hurry to get things done” or “rush and rush until life’s no fun” and even are “in a hurry and…
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April is always my passion month

It seems like every month highlights at least a dozen different causes. I have four things I am passionate about. • Military Families • Autism Early Education • Hurting Teens/Twenty-somethings • Encouraging others The month of April has (among others)… • Autism Awareness • Month of the Military Child • Child Abuse Prevention The month…
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Lesson Learned

How often do you hear people say, “Lesson learned?” Maybe you’ve even said it yourself! I have many “lesson learned” examples I could share. I’ll just share my most recent one, you’ll get a chuckle out of it… A couple weeks ago, I was substituting in a Special Ed Pre-K class. I noticed one student…
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