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My Frenemy, the Internet

My Frenemy, the Internet

Recently, I have been part of a discussion about potentially quitting the internet for a period to make better use of time and connect with real live people. It feels like a crazy sounding idea. I’ve done the occasional social media fast, and I didn’t even have a smart phone until about two years ago. Ken […]

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BEGIN WITH BOOKS: Our Local Literacy Heroes

BEGIN WITH BOOKS: Our Local Literacy Heroes

On this day, Read Across America Day, we usually celebrate authors like Dr. Seuss (whose birthday was the choice for the annual reading celebration). Today, however, I would like to celebrate a different type of literacy hero, but first here is a little background. Many of your preschool-aged children might be receiving books from BEGIN […]

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When the Wheels Come Down: How My Stroller Has Made Me More Aware Of People With Disabilities

How My Stroller Has Made Me More Aware Of People With Disabilities

Prior to gaining my Stay-At-Home-Mom status, I worked in the school system for a few years as a one-on-one assistant to two different children in exceptional education classrooms. Both children used wheelchairs. It was the first time I had interacted so intimately with anyone in a wheelchair. Neither child that I worked directly with was fully […]

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