My Favorite Family Quotes

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I thought this week I would just share some of my favorite family quotes, hopefully you will enjoy them as much as I do. “The most important thing in the world is family and love.” – John Wooden “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox “You don’t choose your family. They…

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NMT helps a teacher

autism counseling

I just came across a blog from a teacher in Australia who has spent most of his career teaching what you and I would call troubled youth. What really struck me about his posts is how many times he mentions Dr. Bruce Perry and the help his work has been to him. Some of his…

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A Beautiful Day in the neighborhood

mister rogers

I just read an interview with Tom Hanks who plays Fred Rogers in the movie, it was just a joy to read. Tom talks about the moment that made him “ball his eyes out”. Tom was not a Mr. Rogers fan growing up, he says he was too busy watching Rocky and Bullwinkle. A friend…

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Resilience

resilience

You Are Stronger Than You Think Have you ever wondered to yourself, ‘How did I make it this far?’ or ‘I should be a statistic?’ It may not feel like it, but you are a walking miracle. Many of us have survived traumatic events or even physical ailments and felt completely helpless. Yet, we have…

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Children’s Trauma and Mister Rogers

trauma hospital

Mr. Rodgers; a role model for being quietly present in the life of a child. I admit it, I am a big fan of Mister Rogers.  I was reading a few quotes of his and came across this story.  But first let me share one of my favorite quotes. “We live in a world in…

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