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Getting it Together

When life throws you some curve balls, it can be hard to get back on track. Having challenges is part of life. We all have them at various times, some more than others it seems. With educating our children at

Posted in Annual Break, family, Quality Not Conformity, Scheduling, Simple Not Complex, Summer, Time Not Content, Vacation, You Not Them

My Week in Special Ed.

I spent the early part of this week (and will be there tomorrow as well) substituting in a special education pre-K class for autistic children. Needless to say, it has been very interesting. Early intervention is for some parents a

Posted in Core Phase, Public Education, Quality Not Conformity, TJed, working

New “School” Year (I hate that word)

x Every year previous to this year, I was searching for…something…that would work better than the last year. I’ve come to the start of the 2010-2011 “school” year and realized I am finally comfortable in our educational plan (or un-plan

Posted in Binder, Compass, Quality Not Conformity, Scholar Phase, Young Adults

Mistake #5 – Promote a Typical Modern Teenager Social Life

Reference: Leadership Education by Oliver and Rachel DeMille, pages 212-224 Now, this is where many of my friends start to get uncomfortable. Everyone begins to reminisce about “the good ol’ days” and how much fun they had in this club, that sport,

Posted in Mentors Not Professors, Quality Not Conformity, Scholar Phase, Top 8 Mistakes, Transition to Scholar, Young Adults


Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Well, I think that feeling looks something like this… where I am the donkey and the burdensome cart is my life. What do you do when you are in this situation? Anybody who reads my

Posted in funny stuff, Quality Not Conformity, Simple Not Complex, Six Month "No"

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