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Thinking about Storms

Ever since we shared a thunderstorm together on the first day of school, the children have been spinning with storm talk. They are very aware of the wind, be it a gentle breeze or a stronger

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Waiting for Wings

Our long awaited butterflies nestled safely in their chrysalises finally began showing signs of emerging. Watching closely as we wait… “Caterpillars make chrysalises and moths make cocoons.”–Margot “No, caterpillars make cocoons.  The book I read said

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Words of Advice for a Big Brother

On Thursday of this week, Spencer and his family welcomed a new baby brother.  While gathered on the rug for our morning meeting on Friday, we asked the children, “What advice do you have for Spencer,

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Beginnings…

A new school year begins simply and ripe with possibilities. Imagination bubbles and ideas float about, some bursting into the air and others landing and taking hold. “The beginning is the most important part of the

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