Posts by Kathy Grande

5 Things Every Teen Should Know

5 Things Every Teen Should Know As parents it’s our duty to take care of our children but it can become too much of a good thing when we end up raising children who know nothing of the real world because we’ve done everything for them. We then end up raising helpless adults who view…

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7 Tips to Attain Tranquility

7 Tips to Attain Tranquility Tranquility is defined as the quality or state of being tranquil, calm. Just the word itself feels relaxing. Can you identify what invokes a tranquil feeling in you, that inner peace, that stillness and harmony inside you? Raise your hand if you can remember the last time you were tranquil.…

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Becoming

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] I am a private person. Those who know me, know I listen more than I talk. I have difficulty sharing my private life with those I don’t know well and if I’m honest, I have difficulty sharing my private life even with my closest friends. It’s not that I don’t want…

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When Did Self-Care Become A Bad Thing?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] “I have no time.” Certainly no time for self-care. I used to say this all the time. It was a mantra that ran through my head numerous times a day. Between working full time, taking care of my kids and running a household, I was running on empty most of the…

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The Miracle of Changing Perception

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.2.1″] I was schooled on perception when I was just starting out in my teaching career. A student, who I’ll call “X” entered my classroom mid-year. He was unkempt, overweight, and didn’t seem to fit in. I didn’t have much information on him from his sending school other than he had learning…

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