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Dear Homework, I Don’t Like You

Even though I haven’t taught full-time for fourteen years, I am a teacher at heart.  An English teacher.  I HEART reading and writing and know the importance of practice and repetition.  Many spelling and vocabulary tests, book reports, and essays that demonstrate comprehension and critical thinking have crossed the path of my red pen.  Truth […]

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Human Trafficking: 5 Things You Need to Know

I want to offer a huge thanks to Natalie and her team at UnBound, Waco – the organizational headquarters. She provided excellent resources and provided insight as I wrote my personal human trafficking story. (https://unboundnow.org/chapter/waco/) Writing this post has been much harder than I imagined. I have shared my personal story countless times and never […]

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Dear NICU nurse

Dear NICU nurse, You were the first person I caught eyes with as my husband rolled my wheelchair up to our son’s NICU bed.  I had just given birth via C section the day before and you asked how I was feeling.  You also assured me that Hudson was doing well and promised to take […]

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Let it Be Good

Some people have their live Christmas tree picked out and decorated all before December first.  Not me.  Other years we have bought a real live tree, labored over decorating it just so and enjoyed it’s immaculate beauty at the bright peak of the season.  These days with three, four and under we decided to save […]

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