What can children teach us about what makes a life worth living? A great deal. ___ I don’t know about you, but September is a good time for reflection about how the year is progressing. It is like a re-start. With all of the students going back to school, September reminds me of the importance of … More What Makes a Life Worth Living?
Hash Use Epidemic among Elementary Children. Got your attention? Now how about this: #hash use #epidemic among #elementary children Using Hash may improve your communication. Eating Hash When I grew up, my family ate Hash for supper. Hash combines leftovers and a few new ingredients to make something old taste better. Today we call it Fusion and … More Why I am an advocate of Hash use
“Nobody’s Special!” “Nobody’s Special!” The Bully poured these words over a Grade 2 student at my daughter’s school. Verbal lava. Tears marched down her cheeks and into her soul. My daughter could see the little girl crying, but older students are not allowed to go into that part of the playground. I am proud to say that my … More The Artist and The Bully
Think about the Garden of Eden story. You know how it goes: Adam blames Eve. Eve blames the serpent. God blames all three. What would you think? One morning last week, I awoke and walked into my kitchen only to find my son’s backpack emptied of its contents. His books were strewn all over the … More When You Need to blame Someone, Blame Gravity
I am thinking about sending my children to live with the Circus. My children are at the age when they need to change schools and move up to the next level in their Education. In Canada, we name it Junior High and High School. Whoever named the levels of schooling needs to go back to … More The 10 Ways that Living With The Circus Is Better Than Going to Traditional School
Life has a way of colliding with you. Whether you like it or not you may be bumped, bashed and bowled over by life and you may end up with bruised and broken parts. I sometimes wish that I could bubble wrap my kids. I would like to protect them from the bashing that may … More Bubble Parenting