Sometimes a solid conflict helps you to see your path with greater clarity.
A conflict can remind you of constraints, rules, hierarchy, focus, and more.
Meeting a conflict head on can clear the air for forward movement and focus.
And so the year begins and rights me once again in my direction to serve children well--to focus on their needs, challenges, and passions.
Whenever I tread the waters outside of that focus my boat is turned back to that place--the place of childhood dreams, play, learning, challenge, and growth. A teacher's place.