Florida Keys weekend trip: Islamorada

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My sister invited Princess and I to be her dates at a wedding in Islamorada this past weekend. This is one of the Florida Keys.  I’ve only been that far down twice – a cruise ship stop to Key West with Hubster in the before Princess time and for Princess’s dolphin therapy in Key Largo […]

Bring on the casseroles!


Check out 15 Casseroles and One Dish Meals by Last Mom at Foodie.com I read somewhere…I think in Martha Stewart’s magazine…that casseroles are IN again.  I never knew they were out?  Did you?  I love casseroles. I ate a lot of them growing up.  They were easy, usually lasted two days and made bits of […]

RAD, PTSD & other trauma in the classroom


I received the following message last week from Jessica asking for insight on working with traumatized children as a teacher.  I’d love it if you chimed in with your thoughts for her.  Mine are below. “I have been following your blog for quite awhile now (I’m really not sure how long!), and wanted to say […]