kindness in the classroom

What If Kids Didn’t Need To Act Out? Ask Rae Pica!

Celebrating World Teacher Day With Rae Pica! I’ve seen a lot of obnoxious behaviors and I admit I cleared a kindergarten class a couple times early on, before I knew better. I had a kid who tossed around pretty much everything in my Principal’s office, experienced the ‘joys’ of a key job on my car, […]

Pennies from Heaven

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Rain clouds and rainbows, every cloud offering “pennies from heaven“. Lately we’ve been finding a lot of pennies. It definitely took some looking, as political storm clouds, snows, floods and other things dominated our conversations. I feel like I’m just catching my breath, so much has been happening so fast. Hope. Belief. My late husband […]

The Little Things

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All I wanted was to finish my last bit of dinner in peace. Resting my head in my hands wasn’t really easing the pain but it wasn’t making it any worse. As my head continued to throb, I alternated between food and water. My family knew my head was killing me and they gave me […]

Small Acts Of Kindness Change The World

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Small Acts Of Kindness Small acts of kindness change the world. The grand deeds committed by those with means are important too, but they are not nearly as powerful as the billions of little things little people do every single day to help, recognize, and appreciate others. The longer I walk life the more convinced […]