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Endurance Self-Reg Style

The secret of life? To endure. If my memory is even somewhat accurate this was the ending of one of my all time favorite books, Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford. Her quote parallels the sage advice I often … Continue reading

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Self-Regulation: Give Me 5!

The best part of retirement, which in reality has become semi-retirement, is having time to invest in things that/people who, matter to me. Flexibility to hang out with friends, family, and grandchildren in the MIDDLE of the day just doesn’t … Continue reading

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Why Collaborate?

Here is it 10, make that 11 days after my last post in the #AprilblogADay challenge. . Before all you Type ‘A’ keeners judge me too harshly, let me say in my defence, I’ve been practicing self-care; as in, something had … Continue reading

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The Room Really Does Matter

Monday and Tuesday of this week found me at a VTRA Level 3 (Violent Threat Risk Assessment) training. It was informative, frightening, unifying; worth the time away from school. Monday, day 1,  was led by the president of Safer Schools … Continue reading

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Pitter-Patter…

Jan Unwin, you are a rock star! Courage Innovation Inspiration Permission (or at least forgiveness) Your message, which, could be summed up with the phrase:  when what we know, changes what we do, echoed the sound of the starter’s pistol. The time … Continue reading

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Disappointment or Failure

I’m not going to lie, it’s been a tough month both personally and professionally. Upon reflection, I’m reminded again, that the details matter less than the accumulation of emotions. Anger, Sadness, Frustration, Sorrow, Disappointment. Of course with the plethora of grandchildren … Continue reading

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This AND That

What an inspiration it’s been to have attended two days of the Special & General Education conference in Seattle, Washington. Each session was a full day and I mean FULL! Thankfully I was able to grab a second wind for … Continue reading

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