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5 Simple Ways To Improve Positive Self Talk

“Name three things you love about yourself,” the television show host asked her co-host. To my surprise, the co-host replied, “I can only think of one”.    Listening to this conversation got me thinking, and I couldn’t help but ask myself the same question. I also struggled to come up with more than one measly thing. However, […]

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Why I Quit Homeschooling My Kids

I never thought my kids would attend public school. I deeply believed in the benefits of homeschooling. I loved teaching my kids, and I truly couldn’t have imagined sending my kids off to be taught by another person all day long. And don’t even get me started on all of the horror stories I had […]

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I’m a Teacher E-Mail Delinquent

It’s a good thing for me there isn’t a parent report card. Or at least if there is, I’m glad I’ve never seen mine. Don’t get me wrong; I don’t think I would be failing everything. I’m pretty sure my kids’ teachers would give me an A in “Parent-Teacher Conference attendance” (okay, maybe an A-…there […]

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A Mama’s Farewell Letter to Oklahoma

Dear Oklahoma, I moved here seventeen years ago when I was a teenager. Eighteen years old to be exact. I had a lot of dreams and hopes for my future as I entered college, but I knew no one here. I had no friends and no family in this state, and that strangely appealed to […]

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