Tag Archives: Being a teacher

I Lost A Student

I lost a student. He graduated high school, attended his last lesson with me, performed his senior recital, and is now no longer a student of mine. But it’s not as simple as that. Each student that walks through my … Continue reading

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Harmony

As part of Write Alm’s November Prompts, I saw that today’s prompt is: Harmony! My daughter, Harmony, is now almost twenty-nine months old, or close to two and a half years. I’ve already posted about what our daily life looks like … Continue reading

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When I Say Goodbye for the Last Time

It always hurts when a guitar student quits. No matter how much I prepare myself, knowing that eventually every single student will move on, there is still a sting when they have their final lesson. Some students are so full … Continue reading

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Day in the Life: 1st Annual Not-Back-to-School Week!

This is our first “official” not-back-to-school year as a home-schooling family! Harmony is two years and two months old, and we have been planning on home-schooling for a long time. Our family is a little out-of-the-ordinary because my husband and … Continue reading

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The Stories of Josh and Sarah: To Quit or Not to Quit

Sarah* has been a student with me since she was seven. Her musicality is incredible, and she has blossomed into a marvelous young musician who loves to sing and write her own songs, as well as play classical guitar. She … Continue reading

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No, I Don’t Hate Public School

Lately I’ve had a few people delicately hint that they think I hate public schools. If you haven’t already read this post I wrote several years ago, please do! And here are some more thoughts that I’ve had since writing … Continue reading

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Kids These Days….

… are probably not any better or worse than kids in the past. Even thousands of years past.What do you think HAS changed, then?Do you think “kids” are this bad?   “Our youth have an insatiable desire for wealth; they … Continue reading

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