Category Archives: educating

Eagle Cam

I had to share this with you guys… during the minutes that I’ve had these past few weeks, I keep checking in.  This is an “EagleCam” – a camera mounted over an active Eagle’s Nest in Decorah, Iowa. Three eggs … Continue reading

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A trip to the police station

I can remember when my boys were little. I don’t remember how old they were but they were under 10. I took them to the fire department so the firemen could talk to them and explain the warnings and dangers … Continue reading

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Free Chat Thursday

I have to be honest….I don’t have a whole lot to talk about this week! Nothing  crazy or exciting has happened. Unless you count the Twins winning the season home opener. Now that was exciting but I know not everyone, … Continue reading

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Having school 4 days a week

When I first heard about this, my first thought was I didn’t like it. I thought it would cause to many problems with parent’s jobs and daycare situations. But then when I watched this last night, it made “some” sense … Continue reading

Posted in child care, childhood, children, choices, daycare, differences, educating, education, home alone, kids, learning, opinions, parent's, people, problems, school, teachers, things, work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Wrong side of the Tracks

Everyone has heard that saying right? So and so is from the wrong side of the tracks. Well our town has that when it comes to our schooling and the price of living. Our town has roughly 15,000 people in … Continue reading

Posted in changes, childhood, children, choices, differences, educating, education, emotions, fairness, fears, feelings, future, kids, memories, neighborhood, parent's, people, politics, school, special ed, teachers, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Do you do better under pressure?

I DON’T!! I tend to panic and get flustered. Then I’m no help. I have never been in a real emergency situation, so I don’t know how I would be. But when it comes to being put on the spot … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, educating, education, emotions, feelings, future, good habits, graduating, graduation, kids, life, lifestyles, memories, opinions, opportunities, parent's, parenting, people, school, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments