How to Raise a Resilient Child Or Will my child be resilient after she leaves me? When my daughter Heather attended Kalamazoo College for her summer orientation, the parents were invited to attend a series of events. I remember standing on the beautiful, historic grounds of Kalamazoo College and overhearing a mom say to Read More
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When my grandson Zach was a newbie at walking and running, about 15 months old, I watched as he ran across his living room. Scattered around him were toys of all shapes and sizes, a lot of trucks to be sure. He started out running with glee, but then he stumbled and fell forward Read More
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“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.”  Cynthia Occelli I heard this quote while driving a few weeks ago, and it stayed with me. What a Read More
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We have all seen the commercials about family game night. I love to play games with my students and my own kids. I believe strongly that they can learn a lot while playing. Games can reinforce concepts I am teaching, but can teach so much more. There is importance behind playing games with your Read More
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