Category Archives: Teaching

21 Suggestions For Success

Have you ever read Life’s Little Instruction Book? It’s a wonderful, positive book filled with suggestions from author, H. Jackson Brown to his son. From his website: “H. Jackson Brown originally wrote Life’s Little Instruction book as a gift for … Continue reading

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12 Quotes To Inspire Your Favorite Teacher

A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils. ~ Ever Garrison Chances are that you know a teacher is busy getting ready for school. We start today here in Colorado. If … Continue reading

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Teach Your Children The Skill of Decision Making

“A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.” ~ Chinese Proverb “Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.” ~ Unknown 5-year-old Susie is a tyrant at home. She’s an only … Continue reading

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Kids Love Hard Work

Do kids really love hard work? Well, they act like they don’t but somewhere deep in their subconsciousness, earning money and working hard gives children great confidence and independence. It also gets them ready for the real world. Helping our … Continue reading

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What Kind Of Smart Are You? Creating a Brain Friendly Environment For Your Kids, Part 2

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. “ ~Stacia Tauscher I spent my last two Fridays teaching this class, CREATING A BRAIN FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR CLASS, to a group of … Continue reading

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Creating a Brain Friendly Environment For Your Kids, Part 1

I spent my last two Fridays teaching this class, CREATING A BRAIN FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUR CLASS, to a group of Spanish teachers. Then I thought that all my blog friends might like reading my “handout” as a post. You … Continue reading

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How Do You and Your Kids Handle Stress?

I recently attended a convention for the Education of Young Children and took some interesting classes. One of my favorites was with a Mindful Yoga teacher, Kristen Race, Ph.D (She is also the founder of Smart Dreamzzz. Check out her … Continue reading

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The Gift of A Sibling (or Two or Three)

“Siblings are the people we practice on, the people who teach us about fairness and cooperation and kindness and caring – quite often the hard way.”  ~Pamela Dugdale “The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very … Continue reading

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The Lesson Of The Flower Seed Packet

“Siblings are different flowers from the same garden.” ~Author unknown “This is the part of the essence of motherhood, watching your kids grow into their own person and not being able to do anything about it. Otherwise children would be … Continue reading

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