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STOP the Madness!

I did not become a parent so that I could have little people around to hound and nag on a daily basis… but sometimes, I simply do not know what else to do.  I know that I SHOULDN’T and that it is NOT effective, but I often find myself doing it anyhow. By general...

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K.I.S.S.

K.I.S.S. Keep it simple, students. In a world that is fast paced and full of information and expectations, it is easy to become overwhelmed and find ways to avoid the task at hand or distract ourselves.  It’s no wonder so many of our students (and we, as adults) feel...

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Make Your Plans MEANINGFUL

Don’t JUST plan...make your plans MEANINGFUL. Looking ahead into the new year allows us to create plans for a fresh start. What will be different this time? How will we make those plans work? What if we need to create plans for someone else (ie. our children)? The...

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Don’t Wait

DON'T WAIT! Our Monday Motivator/Mantra this week happens to start with a negative, but is intended to elicit positive actions. Don't wait for grades to come out to find out how you are doing. Don't wait for the teacher to reach out to you (students OR parents). Don't...

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