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Tattered Pages #TellYourStory

  I have watched the power of a story change a life. I have seen a child become so engrossed in a book that they carry it everywhere with them and find a way to put it into any conversation.  And when you can have…

5 Must Read Books (February) #SparksInTheDark

  If there’s one thing I’ve learned more than anything else, it’s the power that lies within stories.  Over the past year and a half I have consumed one book after another.  But I’ve started reading books I would have never chosen in the past. …

15 Empowering Songs to Use in the Classroom #KidsDeserveIt

  I am a huge fan of music.  If you’ve followed my blog for very long you may have seen me write posts reviewing music, posts that were completely inspired by a song, or even posts like this one where I share with you some…

Enough Tears?

  If there’s one thing I’ve learned, to depth of my core, about being in education, it’s how deeply we get connected to our students and how much of what goes in their little lives, affect ours. When I was deciding what I wanted to…

The Story Behind Stories from Webb #KidsDeserveIt

When Adam Welcome and I wrote and released Kids Deserve It!, I thought that was it for me! I finally completed another item on my bucket list, I poured my heart on the pages, and gave it my all.  I remember turning the book in…