Category Archives: activism

Randy Rainbow Live in Boston with Gavin

Thursday, May 17th 2018 For Gavin’s 10th birthday I gave him tickets to see RANDY RAINBOW LIVE! 2018-05-17 RANDY RAINBOW LIVE IN BOSTON [1:58]:   It was awesome, thrilling and wonderful and we had NO idea we would get to … Continue reading

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Parenting: The Spaghetti Lecture

Friday, May 11th 2018   OK Kids sit down. Stop fiddling.  Give me your undivided attention.  This may not be fun, but it’s important. OK, you know how we have perfectly clean, drinkable water on tap 24/7 year round no … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Just Breathe (Video)

May 2018 I just love this Just Breathe video about Mindfulness. Just Breathe” by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films) [3:41]:   That’s three minutes and 41 seconds very well spent. #MindfulnessIsASuperPower  #WithMindfulnessAllThingsArePossible #MindfulnessIsTheAnswer ♥

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Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower

  Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation  [2:43]:   Narrated by Dan Harris. ♠

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Keep the Lesson, Lose the Guilt

Friday, April 27th 2018 Dear Gavin: Regarding your breaking school policy today by playing a (violent) video game during free time: Now that we have talked it under and over, here are some observations: This was a poorly timed, useful … Continue reading

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A Most Progressive 10th Birthday

Wednesday, April 25th 2018   Trick Question:  What do Bernie Sanders, The Declaration of Independence and my son’s 10th Birthday have in common? Here’s the story. 1)  When I ask my son whom he would like to invite to his … Continue reading

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Parenting: Kids’ Classwork Strategies

Monday, April 23rd 2018     I, the Mom, not only drink the Montessori cool-aid, I am a full on purveyor.  That being said, the years are going by and I’m perennially dumbfounded by my kids’ ability to take the … Continue reading

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