Monthly Archives: March 2018

Having a Conscious Relationship

HAVING CONSCIOUS RELATIONSHIPS A conscious relationship is most often thought of as between a married couple or  life partners.  But committed relationships come in all shapes and sizes.  They  are what hold us up when we are down,  bring joy … Continue reading

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GO GO. SLOW GO. NO GO.

The Three Stages of Retirement Go-go, Slow-go & No-go  The Webster’s dictionary defines RETIRE as – to withdraw from use or service.  That made sense for those who retired in the early 20th century.  But things have changed. Healthcare improved, we … Continue reading

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Homework – Just Do It!

HELP YOUR KIDS HELP THEIR KIDS: Know the teachers — and what they’re looking for. Attend school events, such as parent-teacher conferences, to meet your child’s teachers. Ask about their homework policies and how you should be involved. Set up a homework-friendly area. Make … Continue reading

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Share your comments and your wisdom

  COMMENTS: I substituted for a second grade class and having a child’s grandmother volunteering with the class helped me tremendously.  Some kids need one on one time to grow, and volunteers have that extra time to give them. Every class … Continue reading

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 Am I Being Patronized?

 WATCH THIS “MANSPLAINING”  VIDEO Patronized:  “To treat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority.”   by Rosanne Morse I began working in the late sixties and early seventies.  Feminism was just rearing its ugly head but I didn’t … Continue reading

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How to Gently Cope with Politics

  THERE IS AN AUTHENTIC, LOW KEY  POLITICAL EFFORT HAPPENING. When we view each other as humans who love our families, care about our neighbors and communities, we begin to understand that we are more alike than different.  Many of us are weary … Continue reading

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