Quieting the Inner Critic

As I sat and listened to each of the children read their short stories, I was amazed. These kids had excellent writing skills. It didn’t take long for my enjoyment and wonder to turn to negativity as my inner critic emerged. “My kids can’t write like that,” I thought, “I must be a failure.” Oh, how quickly the enemy creeps in! Continue reading “Quieting the Inner Critic”

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Planning to Finish Strong

Planning to Finish Strong

As spring sets in, thoughts about finishing the school year may surface. This is a great time to refocus and look toward the finish. This may be a source of excitement or stress. Are you on track? Are you frustrated with the school year? Continue reading “Planning to Finish Strong”

25 Lessons Learned From Our First Disney World Trip

25 Lessons Learned From Our First Disney World Trip

Disney World has been on my brain lately. Maybe it’s because last year at this time I was carefully planning our first “real” vacation. Or, maybe it’s because I happened to see a really good deal on a flight to Orlando recently. Whatever the reason, I thought I would share some lessons that I learned from our first trip to Disney World. Continue reading “25 Lessons Learned From Our First Disney World Trip”