Tag Archives: Amy Illingworth

Play mimics life; does school?

I recently spent an afternoon with my 3 year old nephew. For over 20 minutes we played a scenario that he created. We were driving two mini monster trucks around the living room where he directed an entire storyline. Our … Continue reading

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Returning to Simplicity

As we all attempt to stay healthy, trying not to catch or spread the latest COVID-19 variants around to our loved ones, I’ve noticed what has been bringing me joy. It’s really the simple things in life that are most … Continue reading

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Trailblazers for Whole School Sustainability

I’m writing a series of blog posts to document my learning about green schools; work that I have landed in over the last three years. Please follow along with my journey and share where you are in the environmental sustainability movement.  … Continue reading

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Inspired by 10 Things to Tell You

Two years ago I discovered the 10 Things to Tell You podcast by host Laura Tremaine. While Laura had been around on other podcasts before, I had never heard of her or her work. This quickly became my FAVORITE podcast … Continue reading

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Wintering or Learning from an Extended Rest

I recently read the book Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May. I happen to read this during winter (though can you even call it that in San Diego?) and while on a six … Continue reading

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My Word of 2022

I apologize if you already saw this post. I accidentally published it a few weeks ago in December, even though I never share my word of the year before January 1. Oops! Hopefully you will grant me some GRACE and … Continue reading

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December 2021 Reading Update

I was still on my medical leave this month, which means I had PLENTY of reading time to make this my best reading month ever! This month I read: This is How it Always is by Laurie Frankel- I heard … Continue reading

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My Favorite Books of 2021

Despite keeping track of what I read each month, I have never posted a favorite list of books. In addition to sharing my reading here, I do mark books read in GoodReads, just to have a place with a big … Continue reading

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Blogging Trends of 2021

Over the last few years, I’ve done an end-of-year wrap up in the form of a short summary.  Just like the rest of the world, I find December to be a good time to pause and reflect and the year. … Continue reading

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A Daring 2021

Every year I choose a word of the year. Unlike a resolution, which is so easily broken or forgotten, my word is often something that carries me through the entire year. Some years, my word pops up in unexpected ways, … Continue reading

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