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Posts Tagged ‘Volunteer’

Fri
29
Feb '08

Caring and Sharing

I have just returned from a five day hiatus in Miami where in my volunteer position , visited locations that housed mentally challenged and elderly residents.  As an advocate,  I look for infractions of poor diet,  lack of toilet items, privacy, telephone privileges and clean linens and clothes as well as clean rooms. I can tell you […]

Fri
21
Dec '07

Holiday Vacation

Finally it is Friday and the kids are so excited knowing we will have goodies this afternoon in celebration of the upcoming holidays. No school for two weeks and I am sure they will be so grown up when they return. I sometimes believe they grow in their sleep. I wore my red Santa hat, […]

Tue
18
Dec '07

Feeling Secure

My little children are growing up right in front of my eyes it seems. I usually volunteer Monday, Wednesday,Thursday afternoons returning on Monday afternoon. It is amazing in this short period of time, I sometimes notice these gradual changes in maturity, behavior and listening skills. In one instance, little Charlie in early September was using […]

Wed
5
Dec '07

Making Space Food

My fun activities this week and next is to make space food with the children two at a time. We use 2 graham crackers split into two, a small baggie to put the crackers in. We then zip it closed and squeeze to make crumbs. Then we look at the spoons and I explain a […]

Fri
30
Nov '07

They Missed Me

I returned to the classroom on Thursday after a ten day vacation and my eighteen kindergarden children ran to me with open arms. “We missed you” they chanted as they wrapped their arms around me. Merrily, the teacher smiled as she affirmed their words, “where is MsMillie? When is MsMillie coming back?” It warms my […]