Category Lovely Lessons

Ladies Who Lunch

Earlier this fall, I saw a flyer about a weekday luncheon to benefit our library, featuring several interesting speakers. I bought a rather pricey ticket without a thought about attending the event by myself. As luck would have it, my name did not appear on the guest list, so I was offered a handwritten stick-on […]

Lovely Lesson ~ Of Thee I Sing

It was nearing supper time, and my husband and I sat in our front yard quietly discussing the horrific headlines of the day. We stopped short when our five-year-old neighbor skidded his bike tires in front of us. “Hey, buddy,” I said. “How was school today?” Mike asked. “It was a sad day,” our little […]

Lovely Lesson ~ 10 Ways to Embrace Being a Role Model

In my many years as a teacher, I was always humbled and a little frightened by the power I had over the climate of my classroom. Student behavior, attitude, and academic success are affected by many things, but nothing may influence it more than the role model standing at the front of the class.Β  Over […]