Social and Emotional Learning

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May 13, 2020 A Little Grace

It is midnight as I write this. My 5 year old daughter has just fallen asleep for the second time…

May 8, 2020 Helping the Helpers

If you know anything about European history, you may have heard of the Irish Potato Famine. In 1845, a blight struck the potato fields…

May 6, 2020 Out from Under the Snow

During the White Witch’s reign in Narnia, it was always winter, but never Christmas. Working from…

May 1, 2020 The Power of a Letter

Last week I received a letter from an old friend. Yes, I do mean an actual, physical letter. He simply wrote to see how I…

April 27, 2020 Running the Marathon

You may have guessed this from the title, but I’m a runner. I started running almost 10 years ago after a friend invited me to…

April 20, 2020 Remember to Laugh – Fun Activities to Make Kids Smile

There are a lot of things you learn while living under quarantine. For example, you learn the importance of rationing. The best way to avoid…

April 17, 2020 Walking Students through Frustration: How to Promote Healthy SEL

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t stressed. Who wouldn’t be after spending over a month in quarantine? I miss spending time with my…

April 15, 2020 Look for the Helpers

These are trying times. We’re isolated, in quarantine, and (now) “physically distancing” ourselves from one another. As humans, we know that this, in…