Teaching to Give Hope

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Long ago I took to heart the adage “see one, do one, teach one” and I became a teacher of my children and a teacher of others. For me teaching is a way to pass it forward. To thank others who have helped me along the way (and you can bet, if you’ve had a family crisis, you’ll be getting a dinner from me to repay the thousands who have done so for us.)

No, *you're* kind of awesome. No, *you’re* kind of awesome.

I also teach because I can and I honestly believe that in my small way, I’m making the world a better place.

But teaching doesn’t just happen in a classroom. It happens when you pull the car over to the side of the road and make all your kids get out so that you can show them the difference between Queen Anne’s Lace and Yarrow. True story. (BTW, Yarrow has larger…

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