Category Archives: behavior

“There are Two Types of People in the World.”

Which one are you? Look here and choose wisely; or be miserable and stay away from the rest of us (who have yet to perfect this ourselves). Related articles Miserable people ( how to keep fighting ( It is your choice … Continue reading

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What are you carrying?

“Know that everything is in perfect order whether you understand it or not.”
― Valery Satterwhite Continue reading

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Keep your (dry) hands off my stuff!

I don’t like to share.  I do teach kindergarten, so I fake it at school. Sharing is fine for other people; it’s great in theory, it’s just not for me. My therapist believes this phenomenon is rooted in the fact that … Continue reading

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Going up the wrong way.

“I used to be against slide climbing.” The Golden Gleam: Benefits of Climbing Slides {Outdoor Play Party}. P.S.  I also believe in jumping off swings and hanging upside down on monkey bars. The kids may break a few bones, but they’d heal.  … Continue reading

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You want me to Share? Yeah, I don’t do that.

We  already know that parents tend to be hypocritical when it comes to rules. Try not to hold it against them as most of their actions are born from a crippling fear that they’ll raise an embarrassment. Click here for the … Continue reading

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Slam that Door.

My next read will hit the book shelves September 4th; it’s a natural follow-up to the #1 New York Times best seller, ‘The Happiness Project”  by Gretchen Rubin. I plan to head to Barnes & Noble to grab, “Happier at … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stop.

I interrupt people; it’s a bad habit of mine. I enjoy writing.  It’s a hobby of mine. I never get interrupted when I write.  (Probably why I enjoy writing). I also enjoy reading.  I also hate to get interrupted when … Continue reading

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No, I won’t meet you halfway.

As a kindergarten teacher, (click here), I spend 180 days a year teaching the curriculum to five-year olds.  I spend the better part of those 180 days teaching the really important stuff; the stuff beyond reading, writing, and math.   I … Continue reading

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Let’s Look at it this Way-

“Even if I knew that tomorrow … the world would go to pieces, …I would still plant my apple tree.” Martin Luther King, Jr.  

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More Meditation. Less Worry.

“… And therefore you seek to work for the common good because your humanity comes into its own in belonging.”                                                         – Dr. Frank Lipman More Real Food, Less Food-like Substances More Fruit and Vegetables, Less Sugar, Gluten and Dairy More Plant … Continue reading

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