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Gratitude

Last year, when my daughter was a freshman in college and having a really hard time, she would complain to me about everything. She was unable to see anything good about her college, her new city, her life far from home. So I pulled out a strategy I used to use when she was younger… Continue Reading Gratitude

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Why can’t I sleep?

Am I worrying to much about things that I cannot change? Am I worrying out about the one time I said that one thing wrong that one day? Am I worrying about my student that has never missed a class and now has been gone all week? Am I worrying about the student that has… Continue Reading Why can’t I sleep?

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compromise

“Now is the winter of our discontent” Made Glorious by Compromise

Ironically enough, the last blog post for this challenge has arrived at the same time that everyone is busy in every part of their lives: school, work, all of the grading, frantically getting ready for winter, holiday planning, doctor’s visits, “fall” cleaning, did I mention frantically getting ready for winter? As a city kid from… Continue Reading “Now is the winter of our discontent” Made Glorious by Compromise

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