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Adapt: Setting a Course for the Future

On June 6-7, please consider NH Gives, a day of giving for NH non profit organizations. We all have many causes which are near and dear to our hearts.  Adapt (www.adaptnh.org) is just one of mine.   So please mark your calendars and check out the following link for more information: https://www.nhgives.org/organizations/adapt-703a3b1d-fe40-4a6d-876c-9450a2a99a62 Adapt is a… Continue reading Adapt: Setting a Course for the Future

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For the Love of Learning: Thank You Caryn Shamey for Your Lin-Wood Years

Dear Caryn, When I think about the role you have played in my history as a teacher here at Lin-Wood, along with that of our many colleagues, I am truly humbled by your wealth of experience, fortitude, and compassion.  You have been a highly educated and dedicated mother hen to more than just your students. … Continue reading For the Love of Learning: Thank You Caryn Shamey for Your Lin-Wood Years

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PUBLISHED on the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: May 11, 2017

Let’s face it; most parenting is adaptive as we learn to adjust to the little people who come into our lives. Just when we believe we have found an answer, they grow, change, evolve, and send us back to the drawing table. This month, Geoff made a bold mood. He decided, while I was taking… Continue reading PUBLISHED on the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog: May 11, 2017

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Mothers’ Day: When Expecting Less is Actually More

Happy Mothers’ Day!  My weekend began Friday after school when my fellow colleague, friend, and daughter’s kindergarten teacher, rolled down her car window smiling and nodding that knowing grin all elementary teachers have (This is reference back to my blog regarding the 50% rule: https://heatherkrill.com/2016/10/19/the-50-rule/.) “Wait until you see the special PINK card in her… Continue reading Mothers’ Day: When Expecting Less is Actually More