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Today, I Wear Purple.

In honor of National Purple Day, I am wearing purple in support of one of the most profound kids I have met, my son’s buddy Connor. I can’t fully explain the impact Connorman (as we have come to know him) has had on our family so I thought I would share a story instead.  It was our […]

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Finding My Passion in the Silence

Finding My Passion in the Silence

Children are my passion. Maybe its my extroverted personality (82% according to Meyers-Briggs) that makes me enjoy the energy exchange with children. Perhaps it’s that shaping the future with little ones is fun and invigorating. Although it’s sort of serious in the long run, it’s not serious at all day by day, which is just how […]

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Looking Past the Book Cover: A Lesson in Acceptance

Tonight my 6 year old asked his dad what it meant when people said “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Go ask your mother. I happen to be an early childhood professional at a school where teaching about character development is as (if not more) important as building the academic foundation, so Daddy knows I typically […]

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I am that Mom…and you are too.

More than six years ago, I dropped my son off in his infant classroom for his very first day. As a first time mom and an employee of his school, I was adamant on not being that mom. You know, one of those moms that stresses everyone out with too many needs, or not enough.  The one […]

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