5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this invitation to reflect on the positives of my week. It’s been a messy week. Big feelings. Lots of sad. Even more mad. We didn’t even manage to get a family Christmas photo. When we’ve had moments of calm and even happiness, I haven’t wanted…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this invitation to reflect on the positives of my week. 1. We did something fun! Doing new stuff, even when it’s stuff that every other kid in the world would find super fun, is really hard for my son. We try not to push…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu 2/21/15

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this reminder to reflect on the positives of my week. 1. I brought another pile of books to Maggie’s classroom, did my best booktalking song-and-dance, and had the satisfaction of seeing many books connect with kids. How I love getting books into kids’ hands!…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week #celebratelu 2/7/15

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration at her blog. I appreciate this reminder to reflect on the positives of my week. 1. My week kicked off with the ALA Youth Media Awards announcements, which I watched live. I was so excited that librarians heeded the call of #weneeddiversebooks and recognized the power they have in…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week 1/10/15 #celebratelu

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this invitation to reflect on the positives of my week. I had big plans involving lots of reading, writing, yoga, and course design for my final week of winter break, but that’s not what the week ended up looking like. I don’t think I…

5 Things I Loved About Last Week 12/13/14

Ruth Ayres hosts a weekly celebration on her blog. I appreciate this invitation to reflect on the positives of my week. 1. Insight. I had an important insight about my son’s recent behavior and was able to find the right words to articulate it to him. He was furious for about 10 minutes and then came to…