Home

“You can have more than one home. You can carry your roots with you, and decide where they grow.” ~ Henning Mankell I understand more than ever that phrase “home is where the heart is…”  As my not-so-little birds have left the nest and sometimes returned for small respites then left again, well, they’ve built their own little nests where my feet have the privilege to sometimes land.  And not just my feet…my heart sure feels thankful and joyful toRead more

MindFULL or Mindful…

So, at our school, in this fast-paced, filled-with-trauma world, we’re working on being mindful. “Mindfulness” has been a phrase that we’ve used a great deal in the past year. My realization? That this teacher, (wife, mom, friend, etc), can be a tad-bit distracted a lot of the time.  So often  I am more mindFULL than mindful. So am rethinking some things. Here  are some of my thoughts: My growing definition of mindfulness- being fully present in the moment I’m in;Read more