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Appreciation Matters

*This story was originally published in Fueled by Coffee and Love, a collection of short stories by educators, edited by Mari Venturino. You can purchase a copy of the book here; all proceeds go back to educators and classrooms! The … Continue reading

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Thank you for being a… teacher

Anyone else humming “The Golden Girls” theme song “Thank you for being a friend”? May is the time when we celebrate the hard work and dedication of teachers. Teacher Appreciation Week is a small drop in the vast, complicated ocean that is … Continue reading

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My Favorite Posts of 2015

I wrote 57 posts in 2015. Here are some of my personal favorites from the past year. A Year of Mindfulness – It was nice to end the year with a reminder of how I focused on mindfulness throughout the year, … Continue reading

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Happy 3rd Birthday!

Some days I don’t even think about this blog. Other days I have 55 blog post ideas running through my mind and I can’t reach pen and paper or phone and app quick enough to record them all! I started … Continue reading

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Surrounded by Mindfulness Reminders

I must begin this post with an apology for anyone who received the accidental first draft of this post (with all of two words on it earlier this week!) via email or through the bad link on Twitter. My word … Continue reading

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The Art of Teaching

During this Teachers Appreciation Week, I want to take a moment and recognize why I think teachers rock. Lyn Hilt’s post of her memories from teachers sparked this idea, along with The Teaching Channel’s week of teacher appreciation. You can follow … Continue reading

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Please call me Dr.

I began my doctoral journey over 900 days ago. Yesterday I successfully defended my dissertation. While it hasn’t fully sank in yet, I can honestly say I am proud of all of the hard work I put into the entire … Continue reading

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