Imagine someone came to you and said, “I have a gift for you.  I am giving you a special account.  Every day, I will give you $1,440 to spend.  No more, and no less.  But you cannot save those dollars.  At the end of each day, I will take whatever you didn’t spend.  And I
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I finally had a reason to buy that phonics program that I just knew would work for her.  How could it not?  We started those lessons, day after long day.  But she still wasn’t learning how to read.  I turned back to my research and tried another program.  That one didn’t work either.  Time was
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Standing at the finish line is a glorious place to be.  In this race, my competitors are none other than ignorance and time. Nearly forty years ago, I attended a Catholic parochial school that served as a testing ground for a now-very well known phonics program.  I was schooled in that phonics program from kindergarten
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Teeth

It’s a blessing to have a large family, to have memories of the older children rekindled when the younger ones pass through the same life transitions. I was reminded tonight of just how traumatic losing a tooth can be.  Have you ever thought about that?  I mean, REALLY thought about it?  You are starting to
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