There’s a Horse in My Eye

For about a month I kept swatting away flying insects near my left eye that were continually annoying me. I saw what appeared to be a brown horse that danced around in front of my left eye. The horse image darted across the page as I tried to read. Daylight made it worse. A visit […]

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Carry On

There have been so many times of uncertainty caused by the global pandemic. Times when it was hard to plan for the future, or even tomorrow. One thing I told myself again and again, ” I will follow guidelines, and I will not put myself or others in danger.” I also worried if I would […]

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Childrens books on character building

Check out these books. They are great books to teach what TRUE friendship is and help you build a sweet, kind, caring class community. Note: Most of these books are geared more fo Kindergarten-Second grade. Disclaimer: This is an Associate ad. I may receive a small commission from any sale at no extra cost to […]

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Childrens Silly Books

Everyone loves a good laugh. These are great books that can motivate and inspire kids to love reading. I have collected a variety that are sure to get the giggles going. As part of an affiliate program, I may receive a small commission for each sale. Thank you for looking. With vibrant language, artwork and […]

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Grandkids

For me there is no greater joy than watching my grandkids grow, learn, laugh. I love their discoveries, the belly laughs and spontaneous kisses. They remind me of how important it is to make good memories.

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Happy Birthday to me

Today is my birthday and I am happy and grateful to enjoy another year. Getting older would not be my first choice, but I can kick up a fuss or embrace it. My goal this year is to eat right, show gratitude, give love more often, smile more, learn more, travel. read, sew, have adventures, […]

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I am grateful

I have many reasons to be grateful. It’s been a tough year, but at times I see glimmers of hope that we may all be on the road to living whatever our normal was, only stronger, better, more resilient. A trip to the grocery store, then my favorite cafe took on a new ambiance. I […]

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Childrens Books on nature

Fabulous books for young nature lovers. As an Afiliate ad, I may receive a small commission on each sale. Thank you for looking. Anyone who has ever felt a little out of step with the world will identify with this true story of a man who followed his heart and his passion. click here to […]

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Childrens books on bravery

These books are great for teaching bravery and courage in adversity. As part of an affiliate program I may receive a small commission. Thank you for looking.  I Will Be Fierce is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments. Click here to buy “Right Now, I Am Brave” […]

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Childrens books for science lovers

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Books Kids Would Like

Reluctant readers are often struggling, unmotivated or uninspired. Reading aloud to a child introduces them to the story without the extra work of decoding. The child is free to use their imagination. A good read aloud can work wonders! Here are some books for kids that would be great to read aloud or independently. Take […]

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Support for Diversity and Inclusion

Websites, Blogs, and Media About Inclusive Classrooms: https://www.readingrockets.org/article/websites-blogs-and-media-about-inclusive-classrooms  Video  Is it inclusion? This chart, developed by inclusion expert Nicole Eredics, can help you understand what inclusion is and isn’t. YES NO Child spends the majority of the day in the general education classroom. Child spends the majority of the day in a special education classroom […]

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Book Videos

To buy the book click here This is an affiliate ad. I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you.  The Emperor’s Egg video Click here to buy this book

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Make a Wish

When was the last time you picked a dandelion and blew the seeds while you made a wish? Why is it so easy for children to embrace simple joys, while adults rarely give themselves permission to engage in a nature moment for the soul? At a friend’s house recently, I noticed a group of red […]

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I Am a Book Lover

I have been reading more in the last 14 months than I ever have. Being the owner of at least fifty books that been collecting dust, I kept promising myself I would use the pandemic as an opportunity to catch up on my reading. I am glad to report that I completed almost every book. […]

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