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In the Spotlight

Today, I found myself in a mental tug-of-war. My son and his fellow classmates were each asked to wear a t-shirt specifically designed for the purpose of teaching ‘acceptance’. Acceptance of their disabilities, to be exact. On one hand, I’m … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Trouble – One-Liner Wednesday

Recently, I was having a conversation with my son about the fact that he rarely gets in trouble. I asked him, “Why do you think that is?” Without hesitation he replied, “Because I learn from my mistakes.” Wouldn’t it be … Continue reading

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In the Shadows

A young boy sits quietly in a classroom full of noisy children. No one sees him. A teenage girl completes her school work, while her peers gossip and pass notes to each other. No one sees her. These are the … Continue reading

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Anger – An Ugly Emotion

The other day I was teaching my son how to drive. He was doing great, making his turns well, slowing and stopping at appropriate times and staying in his lane. Then, toward the end of his driving lesson, he got … Continue reading

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