Monthly Archives: April 2013

In all things….

….it’s never too late to embrace the art of meandering. There is much to be gained from taking it a day at a time.

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Something has gone terribly wrong….

Heavy week in the news again. We find ourselves faced with yet another young person whose life was shattered by the actions of others who purported to be her friends. The young lady from Saratoga High saw no alternative but … Continue reading

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Don’t play what’s there, play what’s not there. — Miles Davis

I’ve been reading a lot of literature about alternative education. I came upon an article that was discussing the highly charged subject of standardized testing and it’s influence on an increase in the aggressive pedagogical model for younger and younger children. … Continue reading

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Probably the hardest parenting lesson any of us can learn…

… is to embrace our children’s dreams for themselves rather than our dreams for them.

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You can shoot a bad guy with your snack if you really want to.

Have you noticed that? If you take a big bite out of one corner of a graham cracker, it immediately looks exactly like a gun. If not, you are probably well past four years old. War play, gun play and … Continue reading

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