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#47 Sussex County Teacher Edition: Lafayette / Barbara McIntyre

I feel that it's really important for educators to focus on the whole child, not just the academic piece because children today are dealing with so many emotions. - Barbara McIntyre One of the one things I’ve come to know about facing challenges and tragedies is that kids of all ages sitting in classrooms all throughout Sussex County and the state of New Jersey suffer greatly from them....

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#40 Mindful Human Series: Part III – Your Brain & Mindfulness

In Part II of the Mindful Human series we practiced getting in touch with our Anchor Breath.  If you didn’t get the chance to practice or listen to part two, you can check out episode #38 “Part II Mindful Human series: Why Practicing Mindfulness is Necessary”. Visit shiftforwellness.com/#38. There you can read the blog post or listen to the podcast and you can also download...

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#34 The Best Thing About the Last Day of Summer…

….is that you get to look forward to the first day coming again!  In between now and then, we get to enjoy the blessings of many holidays that bring so much love and joy.   No matter what your age or what you do for a living, there is nothing like the first day of school. You’ve experienced it, and whether you’ve enjoyed it or not,...

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#33 A Handful of Quiet

   I bought this lovely book a few years ago when I began teaching fifth grade.  It was my intention to kick the year off with it, but it never happened.  Being new to the elementary school environment, I was barely able to keep my head above water.  As a matter of fact, my head was never above water.  My lips were really, really close to the...

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#29 How to Be Honest & Vulnerable & Let the Help In

Two years ago I made the switch from being the Library Media Specialist in the middle school to teaching fifth grade in one of the elementary schools in our district. It was hard for many to understand the need I had for the change.  Many saw a “cushy” job and they had difficulty wrapping their heads around why I would want to leave such a...

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