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Taking Time for Yourself – May 12, 2019

Spring always feels like a new beginning to me. The sunshine hits my shoulders and I seek out my comfortable clothes and gym shoes for evening walks. I throw my folding chairs in the back of my car and savor the longer evenings that I can reconnect with friends outside, usually while our kids play […]

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We Have a Teenager! – May 16, 2019

Thirteen years ago today our first book, “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?”, was published. We’ve come a long way in thirteen years, but have so much further to go. Everywhere we go, we still meet people that haven’t heard about bucket filling. We love to tell people about what it means to be a […]

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The Best Offense is a Good Defense – August 4, 2019

Most sports-minded enthusiasts hold the opinion that “the best offense is good defense.” The same statement can be made throughout our homes, our classrooms, and our schools – particularly this time of year as our children and our teachers head back into the classroom. We all start that first week of school with our best […]

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In Remembrance – September 11, 2019

As we reflect on the anniversary of 9/11, it’s still unfathomable what happened that day 18 years ago. I vividly remember that morning. I was at work when, all of a sudden, a colleague told me she heard about a plane that had crashed into one of the World Trade Center towers. In a mere […]

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Bucket Filling is a Solution – October 9, 2019

I love to write! However, October newsletters are always written with mixed emotions. This is the month our nation chooses to focus on anti-bullying. Last week, I witnessed a kindergarten boy exit a school bus, shoulders slumped in defeat, quietly crying as he made his way home. When I asked my son what happened, I […]

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