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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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Zip It Up!

As parents, we spend years working toward our children moving out and living independently. Many live in apartments or town homes with a room mate. Some live alone. Others live with a group of people similar to college students – sharing space … 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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Sometimes the world really does revolve around food.

It started a few weeks ago.      The new schedule.       School.       The School Schedule. The first week wasn’t so bad. It was early, but the kids were excited, or curious, to begin a new school year. Of … Continue reading

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