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Day 63: Gotta Dance

Grace and her friends “Lucy,” “Susan,” and “Ramona” started performing together in their elementary school’s Variety Show when they were in second grade.  Each year I have organized the group, except for last year when I was student teaching and … Continue reading

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Day 62: Life is a song–sing it!

This evening was Grace’s fifth grade music concert.  Between Abby and Grace, this was our 10th (and last) music concert at the elementary school, and it was the best of them all!  The kids were well-rehearsed, the songs fun and … Continue reading

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Day 61: Have Courage!

Today there were so many acts of courage performed by the people around me that I must take a moment to acknowledge my admiration for them. One of those involves Grace’s friend, “Lucy.”  Lucy is a basketball player and is … Continue reading

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Day 57: Kindness Super Hero

As I incorporate kindness into my daily activities and outlook, I try to learn how to be more kind from people who have it figured out.  My friend Liz is one of those people.  Kindness is such a part of … Continue reading

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Day 54: Keep a Happy (Grrr) Attitude

Kindness is not only in what you do, it is also in how you do it.  Today I spent the day sewing Orchesis dance costumes for Abby.  She needs them for dress rehearsal tomorrow.  We got the fabric from the … Continue reading

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Day 48: Keep Calm and Carry On

It’s a disconcerting feeling when your child doesn’t come out of school at the end of the day.  Grace does sometimes leave me waiting in the cold after school longer than I’d like, but this time I’d been waiting over … Continue reading

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Day 41: Share

Friday night we played BINGO at Grace’s sleepover.  One of the most sought after prizes in the game was a huge peanut butter cup, and it passed back and forth between two of the girls several times. In the end, … Continue reading

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