My Three Items

Consider this: A major catastrophe has almost completely devastated the infrastructure of your country. The emergency government has decided that the surviving citizens will be best served if they are evacuated to other countries willing to take refugees. You and your immediate family are among the survivors of this catastrophic event. However, you have absolutely […]

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My Supports

Added to my Pages is now a My Supports page. This page will consist of my reflection on the supports I have in my life and at work. It will also provide insight into a problem solving situation and what supports I would identify and require to overcome the realistic challenge. You can visit this […]

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The day is here!

As this exhausting weekend…heck, week!…comes to a close, I can only sit back and reflect on how fulfilling this journey has been. My time in this company hasn’t always been easy, but this moment – watching this ribbon to my center be cut and knowing that in just a few short days I’ll be opening […]

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I’m just a big kid…

For me, play as an adult is just as important as play as a child. If my life isn’t interesting, fun, enjoyable and full of ways to play…then I’m doing something wrong. I told my staff this past week that we are in a position that so many other adults in their jobs only dream […]

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Connections to Play

Added to my Pages is now a Connections to Play page. This page will consist of my reflection on play in my life, both then and now. It will also provide insight into my thoughts and interpretations on play and it’s transformation and changes over the years. You can visit this page, or any other […]

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Added to my Pages is now a Relationships Reflection Page. This page will consist of my reflection on current positive relationships I have with people in my life and how these relationships contribute to who I am as a person and professional.   One thing that is important to note is that relationships take hard […]

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Wise Words on Teaching

My life has just been plain crazy the past few weeks. First and foremost, I am knee deep in getting ready to open my center. The waiting is the worst. Our paperwork has been in over a month, and last I spoke with the Department of Human Services we were next up on their list […]

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First day as a Mother

Some of my peers in my online courses who have followed my blog last semester may recall a post I made early on about my favorite child’s book – The Giving Tree. I have always loved this book for lots of reasons, but 10 years ago the story reverberated in my soul even more and […]

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Sunset, Sunrise

A setting sun symbolizes the completion of a journey. This week was a huge sunset for me. On Friday, I completed my long journey as an Assistant Director and closed the door on my former position. Though my new site won’t open for a number of weeks – June if all goes well – there […]

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