Two of my girls, one who gets in trouble constantly and one who has never done anything wrong in her life, came running to me during our free time in a complete panic, kind of the way siblings would run to a parent after one hurts the other: with one running to tell and the other desperately pleading their case.
The one girl (the one who always gets in trouble) is completely covered with chalk dust from her knees to her nose...
This is the first column that I prepared for the NC News on March 5, 2010. What a “great ride” it was, and I am looking forward so much to be a part of the NC Gazette now!
Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s Chicken Divan
4 de-boned chicken breasts, cooked
1 tsp lemon juice
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 - 10 oz packages frozen broccoli (cooked)
½ cup mayonnaise
l/4 tsp curry powder (optional)
l/2 cup bread crumbs tossed with 2 T. melte...
As parents and teachers, sometimes we let the stresses of adulthood get the better of us. We often set very high and sometimes unrealistic expectations for our children and students. When met, these expectations make our lives, as adults, a little bit easier. However, we often forget that although easier for us, this can be very difficult for the kids.
These ‘10 Commandments of a Child’ was shared with me this week and althoug...