Opinion

Celebrating small victories

Berit Warren is potty training. As we go on this new adventure I find myself saying phrases I never thought I would. “Don’t put your hands in the toilet.” “If you tee-tee IR…

Spread joy for all to see and hear

Christmas has exploded in my classroom. It all started with my purchasing a marshmallow peppermint wax melt and once my seventh-graders felt the room needed more cheer, the paper crafting began. From …

Birds of a feather in shoes

I guess every person has their “thing.” My things are writing and all brightly colored organizational tools. I’m beginning to think Nana’s thing is shoes. I have never seen a little one get so excited…

Don’t take things at face value

I once read a story about Jesus. As Jesus was walking through a town in Galilee he came across a jail. Even though the Lord knew what the prisoners were guilty of, He asked the apostles why these men …

It’s OK not to be a duck

As I continue to grow up I think I’ve really come to understand the importance of protecting my mental health, especially after Berit was born. I don’t keep it secret that I struggled with postpartum …

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