Too Positive?

    I have had some difficult times in my life. If you have followed this blog for the past three years, you probably saw a bit of a glimpse here and there into my childhood and some challenging times as an adult. These times required a great deal of resilience to get through and becomeContinue reading “Too Positive?”

It’s Not About Breakfast

We have a Breakfast Club at our school which is open  each morning from 7:30-8:25, when the morning school bell rings.  In all honesty, it actually usually runs past this time because kids are not often turned away when they come in late and we know they’ve not had breakfast. Last week, we had theContinue reading “It’s Not About Breakfast”

Focusing on the Positive

One of my greatest strengths, I’ve been told, is my ability to focus on the positive instead of dwelling on the negative. I see challenges as opportunities to grow and learn.  To get better. To improve. To demonstrate my strength of character. To lead. I make the conscious choice to always remain positive. The followingContinue reading “Focusing on the Positive”

It’s Not About Power and Control

Whether you are a mother, father, sister, brother, teacher, administrator, or anyone in management, it is important to understand that trying to exert power and control is usually not very effective. Too often I see and hear about people trying to exert their control and power over another individual(s).  Perhaps, they feel that is theirContinue reading “It’s Not About Power and Control”

Positively Positive – Attitude IS Everything!

Attitude is everything.  Everywhere.  In every situation. A person’s attitude not only contributes to one’s own feelings, but also the feelings of others. A person’s attitude is contagious.  If you have a positive, optimistic, attitude, that is what you will receive in return, for the most part. If you possess a negative disposition, you will getContinue reading “Positively Positive – Attitude IS Everything!”