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How Do I Choose?

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How Do I Choose?

As I sit here, reflecting back on my teaching career, one major thing keeps floating to the surface. Choices. The ability to choose between right and wrong. Between good and bad. Between good, better and best. And also the fact that many of our choices are taken from us. Those are the ones that hurt the most. So I sit here, quietly thinking, of all the choices I had to make. Some that seemed easy and others that seemed nearly impossible. Maybe if I put them out into the universe, answers will come. Some of them are simple. Ones like...

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Just Wait....

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Just Wait....

I recently saw a post on Facebook called 'Joy, or Just Wait?' It talked about new parents constantly being barraged with, "Oh just wait until they are teenagers..." or, "Oh just wait until (fill in the blank with something negative about parenting)...". In a round about way this made me think about my teaching career. (For the full article click here.) Parenting can be challenging and so can teaching. There is a lot of negativity that surrounds both. The summer before I started teaching I was working hard to get prepared. Third grade was completely new to me and I didn't know...

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