Julie Tringali’s Theories for LEGOs

Over the last year, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know some great women at Uptown Church in Charlotte. One of those is Julie Tringali. I’ve enjoyed reading her blogs online, especially Simplify Your Life. Check out her blog for some stress saving ideas. I asked her to be a guest blogger about organization. I’m focusing on organization in my home this month (more on that later), and I wanted some of her great ideas especially regarding Ethan’s mess of a room. Here’s a post she wrote about LEGOs. Thanks Julie! Julie Tringali, Simplify Your Life Organizing the instruction manuals to the Legos are one
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Let’s Be Honest

I read this quote the other day while prepping for the new school year: Ethan, himself “The effective teacher strives for purposeful movement toward a common end. You cannot control your students’ minds without shutting them down. But you can lead them.” – The Lost Tools of WritingI stopped reading. I put down the book and walked away. I could not imagine that this quote would apply to me. Not about my students let’s say, but my son. Let’s face it,  I want to control my son’s mind. I want to change the way he thinks, the decisions he makes,
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