The Wish Me Good Luck Weekend Share #63

Its good to be crazy Sometimes

With my PIP on Monday, I have been really distracted this week, I have tried to keep up with my blogging, but I made the decision to concentrate on my anxiety. However I could use all of your good luck and wishes. So with that in mind, lets get this weekend share started to distract me this weekend.

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If you have never done this before, give it a go, you lose maybe 30 seconds of your life adding a link and you never know who might see it, I will, my mum probably will, so its well worth it.

As everything is life there are rules, if you are new or just need reminding here they are

Rules are very simple,

  1. You can share up to five links
  2. They can be a post, your blog, someone elses post or blog
  3. You can comment on here from now till 11.30pm on…

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* More on the good news about misbehavior

Teachezwell Blog

I am still processing the excellent book, “The Good News About Bad Behavior,” by Katherine Reynolds Lewis. Lewis describes four types of parenting styles (and I like to think of them as teaching styles, too): authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent, and uninvolved.

If you are a parent or teacher, which style best describes you? Do you use punishment and rewards to control your kids? Do you try to be their best friend? Are you distant or spend most of your time at work or away? Are you mostly concerned about “covering the material” without connecting emotionally?

Lewis argues that an authoritative parenting style is most effective. Could you be described as a calm adult who holds kids responsible but allows them to learn from mistakes? Do you refrain from criticizing while allowing kids to experience natural consequences?

One important takeaway from examining parenting styles is that it’s okay to be…

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Flock #27: of the wisp

Frank Prem Poetry

I chase
a wisp

a will-o’-
the-wisp

always behind
I fly

aim myself
like an arrow

still it stays
ahead

a little
out of reach

one day
I will catch
that dream-
o’-the-wisp

~

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