Category Archives: Parenting

My Other Mothers

I love my mother very much. She means the world to me. Not only has she been a wonderful mother, she is also a good friend and she had been there for me for everything, no questions asked. On this … Continue reading

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GRW-Gradual Release of Worry

In my work as a reading tutor, I learned a strategy called GRR or Gradual Release of Responsibility. Basically, with GRR the tutor or teacher gradually releases the responsibility of the student’s learning from teacher-led to student-led. In my job … Continue reading

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Mommy Radar

I’m fast asleep when all of a sudden, BAM!, I wake up. I do the normal check: Noise? Bad dream? Do I have to go to the bathroom? Am I hot? Cold? No. No. No. No. No. I turn and … Continue reading

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To This Day–An Anti-Bullying Project

“Sticks and stones can break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” Never has anything so wrong stuck into our consciousness for so long. Really. Who believes that names don’t hurt? If you doubt that names can hurt, take … Continue reading

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Mom Super Power #37

Mom Super Power: the ability to read out loud and doze at the same time. If you are a Mom (or maybe a Dad), you’ve probably experienced this phenomenon. You lay down with your wee one in the bed for … Continue reading

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