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Taking Up the Challenge

January 16, 2018

Defining moments in childhood — piercing, sometimes heart-wrenching memories of transformative events that shaped history — mark many of our lives and our understanding of …

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Lightening

December 12, 2017

The first Light of Advent It is the Light of stones: The Light that shines in seashells In crystals and our bones. The second Light …

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Nest

Embracing Uncertainty

November 15, 2017

“Ladies and gentlemen, please return to your seats and put on your seat belts. We expect some turbulence ahead.” As the plane begins to lurch, …

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Who Am I?

October 10, 2017

Remember the game we played as kids, “Who Am I?” It was a ready go-to distraction on long car rides: “I wear big boots, carry …

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Saying “Yes”

September 19, 2017

While waiting for the ferry a few weeks ago, I listened to a TED Talk a friend had recommended I might enjoy. (I now realize there …

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"I love that technology is held at bay before high school. Let’s learn to write well before we learn to create power point presentations with fancy audio-visual effects." Kindergarten Parent
"I am so impressed by the way students are able to support each other rather than compete. My daughter was climbing a rope, and there was her friend down below saying “look at what she can do.”" 1st Grade Parent