The Alphabet of “C”

The Alphabet of “C”

A is for Apple B is for Bear C is that naughty word That hovers in the air   D is disease-based Directives E is the Elephant F can’t be spoken Because it’s very un-elegant   G “Goldade” H “Hey, where ya been?” I “I am right here…” J “just chill'en.”  ...

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Mountain Range of Parenting

Mountain Range of Parenting

I awoke at 6:06 with an image: Parenting is like a mountain range. I laid in bed reflecting on what I knew about mountains—how are they formed and named? And then I traveled down memory lane drafting this article while my head was still resting on the pillow. Does...

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What Do You Call Yourself?

What Do You Call Yourself?

“Jim-bo, that’s what I call myself sometimes.” With those simple words, I was transported back in time. “Cinder-r-r-r-r!!!” I can still hear her. She was the only person in the world who called me that. She was my softball coach. The nearest neighbor growing up. And...

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Ideal Learning Environment

Ideal Learning Environment

I was invited to participate in a doctoral research project. The initial question was, What do you believe would be the fundamental elements of a movement-based K8 school and curriculum? What fun to dream big without any boundaries around funding, licensing,...

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Tingling. Anxiety. Sleeplessness.

Tingling. Anxiety. Sleeplessness.

Is someone excited? Is a big event being anticipated? Back when I used to teach in person and get to travel, haha, I’d experience any or all of these before a trip. Traveling the Lane of After-Effects I know people experiencing these same “symptoms” after a bout with...

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Diwali, Light and Talent

Diwali, Light and Talent

I wished my colleagues Happy Diwali, only after looking up what the holiday meant to whom. There are parallels across faiths, cultures, races, continents! Look towards the light is a common theme. Another is appreciating reasons to set intentions and reset one’s...

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Private Session Preview

Private Session Preview

She requested help with a mysterious laundry list of random physical, mental and emotional symptoms. Um….I work in an educational model; I am not in the medical field. In the end, I agreed to facilitate a session with this client. After all, I moved to a new office...

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Where are you on your journey?

Where are you on your journey?

I'm feeling a bit like the washed out path to the horses. With all the rain this week, the timing of this analogy is NOT lost on me.   Physically Washed Out Tired. My visual system is especially tired of Zoom. 3 hours Wednesday, 9 hours Thursday. 9 hours Friday....

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20 Years: Then and Now

20 Years: Then and Now

20 years ago I was the contented owner of Evergreen Montessori School (for 3-6 year olds) and a new mom. Now, my oldest two just turned 21 and 19, but this article is NOT about them. 20 years ago a parent in my school attended a 2 hour Brain Gym® Introduction. She...

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