#SOL18

Balance

Overview My parents are enrolled in a fitness program called, ‘Stepping Out’. Each week they learn new and practical exercises to build on their already healthy lifestyle. My father was sharing some of the exercises with my son this afternoon. Slice “Place one foot in front of the other, close your eyes and see if […]

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Time Zones

I live on the opposite side of the world to most of the ‘Slicers’ in the #SOL 18 writing challenge. Essentially, I can post the following day & it is only 9pm for most on the East Coast. However, Monday night came & went. Leaving me with a few hours to post the next day; […]

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18/3/18

Eighteen My post today is inspired by IBLESSINGS post, Anticipation: Day 18 #SOL18. The image of the cot, and words ‘anticipation’ jolt my memory. Eighteen years ago, ‘anticipation’ filled my being. My husband and I were expecting our first born. I have unpacked the dream from Friday night, I know it’s about letting go. I don’t want to, but […]

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Reflection # 2

Couldn’t we at least…. The above clip by Dean James Ryan – 5 Essential Questions in life, is the basis of my short post for #SOL18 day 16. I have viewed the YouTube clip many times and its message is powerful. Driving home from work today, the afternoon’s team meeting was replaying through my mind. […]

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Good Night, Me

Stimulus Our Junior School students participated in a Performing Arts Festival today. Students between the ages of 5 – 12 showcased a range of musical, dance and performance talent. At one point in the festival, petite ballerina fairies skipped and pranced across the stage. Feeling nostalgic, my mind returned to a time (not so long […]

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Silent Energy

Wednesday afternoon is one of my favourite times of the week. It is when my students and I lose ourselves in the magical world of reading. Today, as I sat and prepared for the lesson, I reflected how at the beginning of the school year the students were apprehensive, cautious and – to some extent […]

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