We’re pleased to share our OLW choices for 2020 and invite you to do the same!
Welcome to a Roundup of our OLW posts for 2019!
“Each scene has its own music, and the music is created for the scene. Woven into it in ways we do not understand no matter how we may love the melody of a bygone day or imagine the song of a future one; we must dance to the music of today. If not we will be stumbling around in something that doesn’t fit the moment.”
I am not sure where to begin, but I do know I can always do better with my hive!
This week my coauthors and I participating in our little New Year’s tradition of choosing our One Little Words (OLW’s) for 2017.
Checking in on my 2016 One Little Word…
Have you checked in on your OLW?
All week the TWT team has been sharing our One Little Word for 2016! If you missed any be sure to take a look at the inspirational words for the new year.
In the past, I have had to go hunting for my One Little Word, but this year I just knew what it would be.
Expressing thanks for the big things, and seemingly insignificant things, can lead to happiness.
My fourth grade self’s advice, my grandmother’s influence, participating in the Literacy Leaders’ Forum, and even a Facebook quiz and a fortune cookie have all pointed me in the direction of my One Little Word for 2016…HAPPY.
Play is at the top of my list for 2016, and I want to shout it from the rooftops. Pitting play against literacy is a false dichotomy. It’s not either/or. The way to teach literacy is to provide time for kids to play, talk, dance and sing their little hearts out!
I finally found my word. I had been looking everywhere, but my word escaped me. I was starting to panic. Was I going to begin 2016 wordless? I thought about all … Continue Reading Dana’s One Little Word of 2016
When I reflect on the flux in my life, I waiver between pure joy of what’s to come and loss of what has been. Moving forward is scary when you have so dearly loved all that has been. Just writing this makes me pause.
When I was twelve, my father came home from a long business trip abroad with a magical gift just for me: a Polaroid camera with half a dozen boxes of … Continue Reading TARA’S ONE LITTLE WORD OF 2015
I thought a lot about my word for 2015. Anyone who is choosing a word to define their year typically does put some weight on the idea. It can mean … Continue Reading Betsy’s One Little Word of 2015
Sometimes I’m tempted to say, “I can’t…” or “I haven’t…” This year, I’m going to add one little word to those statements to keep myself on-track with a very important long-term goal I have.
This morning, as usual, we were running a little behind schedule. “Lily, put on your coat,” I said to my daughter, who is five, as I zipped up my son, … Continue Reading Beth’s One Little Word for 2015
I want to concentrate on living a full life, not a busy one.
This year, I vow to make each of my daily 1,440 minutes count. Here is the One Little Word I’ll live by this year.