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Deb’s One Little Word For 2017

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I am not sure where to begin, but I do know I can always do better with my hive!

Beth’s One Little Word for 2017

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This week my coauthors and I participating in our little New Year’s tradition of choosing our One Little Words (OLW’s) for 2017.

One Little Word Check-In

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Checking in on my 2016 One Little Word…

One Little Word Check-In

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Have you checked in on your OLW?

Betsy’s One Little Word of 2016

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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.

Tara’s One Little Word of 2016

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In the past, I have had to go hunting for my One Little Word, but this year I just knew what it would be.

Stacey’s One Little Word of 2016

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Expressing thanks for the big things, and seemingly insignificant things, can lead to happiness.

Kathleen’s One Little Word of 2016

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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.

Beth’s One Little Word for 2016

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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!

Dana’s One Little Word of 2016

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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 the ways I… Continue reading

Deb’s One Little Word For 2016

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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.

TARA’S ONE LITTLE WORD OF 2015

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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 film.  This was,… Continue reading

Betsy’s One Little Word of 2015

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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 as much as… Continue reading

Stacey’s One Little Word for 2015

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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.

Beth’s One Little Word for 2015

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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, Jackson’s, snowsuit. Lily… Continue reading

Dana’s One Little Word for 2015

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I want to concentrate on living a full life, not a busy one.

Anna’s One Little Word for 2015

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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.

One Little Word: Silence

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Did you pick one little word this year? How’s it going?

Betsy’s One Little Word For 2014

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come to my quietness
I shall cover you with it, like
a white sheet that has blown all day in
the sun, like a mountain lake
filled with spring, it shall slip over you.
— Diane di Prima

TARA’S ONE LITTLE WORD FOR 2014

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One. Little. Word. I have been in search of my one little word for some time now, without much success.  The more I thought about it, the more anxious and uncertain I became…especially… Continue reading