Question of the Day: “What lessons have I learned from this year’s garden?”

I have wanted a large garden for years. My obsession with plants started at a very young age. It all started the day my mom bought me an African violet when I was only five years old. My diligence while taking care of the plant was unwavering. I watched it and watered it and loved…

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Question of Day: “What do you say when your teen says he has trust issues?”

My son Cole is 14 years old and has been in his first “real” relationship for about six months now. Last night he turned to me and said that he is really having a tough time adjusting to a long term relationship. “What do you mean?” I asked. I was not sure what he was…

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Question of the Day: “What place does trust have in Education?”

Right before the Thanksgiving holiday, my building had an in-service training where they talked about trust. My school is working on creating better relationships between students and teachers. We are being asked to understand student diversity and respect students. It is important work, and the entire event started by asking us about trust. First, we…

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Question of the Day: “How do I avoid being a victim?”

The word “victim” means someone who is harmed, injured or killed by someone else’s action or some event. This is the first definition. The second one (according to Webster’s Dictionary) is one who is tricked or duped. Either definition denotes a state many seek to avoid. Being a victim means you have suffered harm at…

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Day 2- Finding My Passion

As I sat in mediation this morning and listened to the singing birds outside my window, I deeply asked myself what are my greatest passions. I was met with silence. ¬†Silence. Silence. Silence. My mind started to wander. ¬†I started to think about which bathing suit I was going to wear, the text I needed…

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