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On Disagreeing & How to Do It Well

It seems that there is a lot of disagreement in our world today. That’s stating the obvious, isn’t it? On Valentine’s Day, there was another mass shooting at a school. Before then, and even more since then, there has been … Continue reading

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On the Important Stuff, Before They Leave

It seems that, more and more lately, I am pondering what it will look like to launch our firstborn. It’s still two-and-a-half years away, but I have this thing I do. I think of it as my internal peace-making tool, … Continue reading

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On the Important Stuff, Before They Leave

It seems that, more and more lately, I am pondering what it will look like to launch our firstborn. It’s still two-and-a-half years away, but I have this thing I do. I think of it as my internal peace-making tool, … Continue reading

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On Hope & Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this Inauguration Day and the day remembering and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., my husband reminded me that we must listen to this song. “Let us turn our thoughts today To martin luther king And recognize that there … Continue reading

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On Weapons of Mass Instruction

Don’t you just love this? Books gracing the weapon. Books redeeming the weapon. http://www.danielwillingham.com/1/post/2012/02/weapons-of-mass-instruction-tank-car-in-argentina-gives-free-books.html

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On Twenty-First Century Learning

My grandmother, Dorothy Esther Roush Kuhlmann, grew up on a dairy farm in central Michigan. Her father, John Gabriel Roush, grew up on a grain farm, but decided with his wife, Emily Ann Gray Roush, to start a dairy farm … Continue reading

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On Helicopter Parenting

Helicopter parenting is an interesting term du jour. I’m not sure when I first heard it: perhaps a year or two ago. My favorite on-line encyclopedia tells me that a: Helicopter parent is a colloquial, early 21st-century term for a … Continue reading

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