Unless they have lice, don’t nitpick…and other Life Lessons I’ve Learned

February 29, 2012 by  
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Unless they have lice, don’t nitpick…and other Life Lessons I’ve Learned

This is the third post in a series about life lessons after serving children, families, teachers, and communities for nearly twenty-five years. What have I learned?Here are a few more lessons from My Life. Maybe some will feel familiar to you. The best way out is through. So often we feel like giving up when the going gets tough, when things are no longer fun, or when a situation seems to benefit someone else more than it does us. We often want the easy way out. Less burden. Less responsibility. We crave rescue. We yearn for someone to come along... [Read more]

Negative is Positive…and other Life Lessons from the Pinwheel Girl

February 26, 2012 by  
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Negative is Positive…and other Life Lessons from the Pinwheel Girl

This post is the second in a series of posts on milestones and reflecting on life lessons. It’s been nearly twenty-five years for me working on behalf of young children, their parents and families, teachers and communities. This recent milestone gave me the perfect opportunity to reflect on what I’ve learned over the years, and how I have evolved and changed. Here are some more of my life lessons. Maybe some of these will be salient and recognizable to you. Others can be right even if you think they are wrong. I have come to finally accept that... [Read more]

Somedays it’s just not your turn…and other Life Lessons I’ve Learned

February 23, 2012 by  
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Somedays it’s just not your turn…and other Life Lessons I’ve Learned

I’ve been serving young children, parents, families, teachers and communities for nearly 25 years now. In that time I’ve had many occasions to celebrate my accomplishments but also to deeply reflect on what I have learned over the years about life, how I have changed, and what truly matters most. I think it’s important to articulate those reflections as well – to give voice to them – so that they can become even more deeply embedded in my daily habits. So I decided to write them down and post them here for you. What does one learn during... [Read more]

That’s When The Energy Comes

February 19, 2012 by  
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That’s When The Energy Comes

Something to keep in mind….the energy you may be looking for or needing for something particular doesn’t always come from where you are expecting it to come from. Sometimes it comes instead from a source or place you are not necessarily anticipating. You have to be open to and aware of every possibility. By this I mean every encounter, every activity, every interaction — you must think of these as the planting of a seed that will come to full fruition later. be open to possibilities You can find yourself focusing in one direction... [Read more]

Waiting

February 17, 2012 by  
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Waiting

even wood expands ~ you can too The world is waiting as it turns for you to capture it for yourself. It’s always been there all this time waiting for you to remember what you have always known since before you knew Time. The world is all that you are. Take it.  Read More →

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Pinwheel Girl

February 14, 2012 by  
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Love surrounds you everyday and lives in your heart. To know this is the best Valentine’s gift of all. Love is the most powerful force in the Universe. Pass this message and video on to another woman you know, a sister, friend, cousin, aunt, mother, godmother, daughter…so she can “feel the breeze” too… Sending you all much love and light from my heart to yours.  Read More →

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