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Posts Tagged ‘daughters’

Time to Fly

“It’s about a girl who is on the cusp of becoming someone.. A girl who may not know what she wants right now, and she may not know who she is right now, but who deserves the chance to find out.” –Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper “Mom, do you think you’re gonna make it through…

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Happiness is….

“Joy is to fun what the deep sea is to a puddle. It’s a feeling inside that can hardly be contained.”–Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky Ding…Ding….I’m in such a deep sleep, I actually think I dream the noise. Ding…Ding…yes, this time I know it’s for real. I struggle to make my eyes open…

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4th Grade Problems

“I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” –Frederick Douglass One afternoon when school was over for the day, my daughter came into my classroom with such a sad expression on her little face. One…

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"Sorry" Seems To Be The Hardest Word

“A truly humble apology works to part storm clouds, calm rough seas, and bring on the soft lights of dawn; it has the power to change a person’s world.”  -Richelle E. Goodrich Why is saying, “I’m sorry” so hard for some of us? Its like those words seem to get stuck in our throats and refuse…

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