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November Non-Fiction Writing Challenge

Well. I’m not at all sure I’m up to the challenge, but I’m in. November is NaNoWriMo (National  Novel Writing Month). A writing coach who works with people who write nonfiction (like me) has launched WNFIN (Write NonFiction in November). … Continue reading

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What does p**p have to do with learning?

Ok, I admit it. I have a “sardonic” sense of humor. I have an eye for the ironies of life for my child and his peers. The following may not make some very happy, but it reflects a very real … Continue reading

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Resolution: Quality in Health and Life

Happy 2011! Like most people, I am in a reflective mood this week. Of course, I’m also on the upside of a devastating accident. The mood is a bit more intense than usual. I’ve been reading the usual articles about … Continue reading

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Does Learning Only Go in One Direction?

Now that I am finally, consistently, back on my feet and able to work after my accident, I’ve been focused on rebuilding my business. While recovering, I pondered whether I should seek traditional work (paid, scheduled, with benefits), or continue … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Routine-Killer: Winter Break

The holidays. Winter break. New Years.    Change. For most families of school-aged children, it started this week. The most intense time of the school year:  Winter Break. When my boys were in school, these two weeks were the hardest to … Continue reading

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An Effective Complement: Advocacy & Forgiveness

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It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

This is the second part of a three part series of posts based on  a quote from Linda Hodgdon’s book, Visual Strategies for Improving Communication: “Communication is 55% visual, 37 % vocal, and 7% verbal, or the actual message.” The … Continue reading

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