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Alaska State Fair

Tell Me a Story – Alaska State Fair

The Alaska State Fair is a staple of Alaskan life. It marks the end of summer and the beginning of fall. This year, what brought us to the fair were performances by both of my younger sons. Miles (six-years-old) was performing with his hip hop dance group, and Emerson (three-years-old) had a tumbling routine to […]

kindness is hard

Kindness is Hard

I have a confession to make: kindness is hard. Yep. It doesn’t come naturally to me. I’m not sure if it’s a quality you’re born with or if it’s something that’s developed through social influences, but I don’t remember ever having that innate quality. It’s a quality I admire in others. It’s a quality I […]

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What High School Teachers Want You to Know

What High School Teachers Want You to Know

Last year, my oldest son was entering high school, so I provided some tips here on the blog about helping your new high schooler to be successful in school. This year, as school is starting, I began seeing several posts online about what elementary school teachers want parents to know. I really appreciate these posts as […]

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