Thanksgiving, Part the Fourth

Mamacita says: Maybe we all need to focus on the good things in our lives more than we dwell on the bad things. A little gratitude can really pep up the ol’ attitude.  Oh, and it’s okay to express thankfulness … Continue reading

Thanksgiving: Part the Second

Mamacita says:  Cultivate an attitude of gratitude on Thanksgiving, and use it all the days of your life. Thanksgiving isn’t really just one day, you know. It’s just the one day wherein we are all reminded that EVERY day is … Continue reading

Teachers and The Knack

Mamacita says: There is a knack to teaching middle and high school students that some teachers never quite learn. I’m not sure it can be learned; it might be an art, a talent one must have at birth. For want … Continue reading

A Thank-you Note to My Students

Mamacita says:  My students this semester are, for the most part, some of the nicest people I’ve ever met:  hardworking and sincere, with good attitudes, and sincerely trying to attain their goals.  To say that many of them have difficult … Continue reading