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Dear Daughter: I have no idea what I’m doing. And since you’re only six years old, I imagine I will continue not knowing what I’m doing for several years to come. Don’t get me wrong, I had no clue what I was doing when we brought you home from the hospital, either. Honestly, babies 100% f...
Kindergarten officially starts in a few days for our daughter, Lilly. I'm part excited, part freaking out and part sad. I think all of those things are normal. I was thinking about the kind of advice I should give her as she starts this new adventure. I decided the best possible advice wo...
As promised, here's part two! You can find part one here. To quickly refresh - I was curious as to what makes a teacher feel appreciated. I did some research on the topic by asking several teachers about appreciation and got some great feedback. Rachel is entering her 8th year of teaching. W...
As my daughter gets ready to start Kindergarten this fall, I've been reflecting on the special teachers in her life thus far and looking forward to those we have yet to meet. What a special gift our educators have! I have a lot of patience, but I still watch in wonder at all the love and ener...
I love taking photos of the kids. I have no clue if they will appreciate it one day as much as I think they will, but I do it nonetheless. A few years ago, I read something somewhere that made me stop and think about the photos of my kids....I was rarely in the photo WITH them. Here I was, captu...