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What Did You Learn at School Today?

Life is a serious teacher, she gives the test first and the lesson afterwards, When my daughter was young we had a ritual at the dinner table.  I would always ask the question: “What did you learn at school today?”.  Some … Continue reading

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Admit One . . . Replay

“It’s not fair!”  As a parent there is a certain point in our children’s adolescence when this tends to be their most used phrase. “It’s not fair, the sports teacher prefers boys and the girls never get top marks!  It’s … Continue reading

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A Life Lesson . . . from 70 year old marathon runner

“The marathon is not really about the marathon, it’s about the shared struggle. And it’s not only the marathon, but the training.”  ~Bill Buffum Between the ages of 43 and 48 I got talked into running marathons.  Now, before you … Continue reading

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Hard work, Disappointment and Learning Life Lessons

Life is a harsh teacher, it gives the test first and the lesson afterwards. Every once in a while I mention my 12-year-old daughter in my blogs.  (You can check out some earlier ones here, here and here.)  As we … Continue reading

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