Category Archives: Bullying and Harassment

November 9

I haven’t cried in years, a fact in-and-of-itself that is amazing given all our family has been through. Short of some tears welling in my eyes for animal shelter commercials that never fail to yank at my heartstrings, I have … Continue reading

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To Go Or Not To Go…That is the Question

From our kitchen I could hear the diesel engine roar and the chassis squeak as the school bus rounded the bend of the otherwise quiet street leading to our corner.  Monday through Friday during the school year, these familiar sounds … Continue reading

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Pull Out All The Stops

Something was wrong, I just knew it.  But I also understood, having been down this road many times before, that I had to wait until Sam was ready to talk.  And so I anxiously exercised my patience, knowing the signs, … Continue reading

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Teacher of the Year

“Mom!” Sam shouted, as he entered the kitchen, exhibiting an unusual sense of excitement.   My normally serious, non-emotive child was demonstrating such enthusiasm about what he was about to share, that I had to stop what I was doing to … Continue reading

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