For Cassidy

Since you were born I’ve wondered Is it possible my heart has grown The love I have for you my dear Can be felt in every bone   I watch in great wonder As you learn, laugh, and grow You are glowing and brilliant Magnificent from head to toe   Your kisses and hugs Bring…

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For Mackenzie

My hair is not like yours at all And you do not have my eyes From my womb you were not born But we do have special ties   I wanted to teach you everything East from West, right from wrong And all there is to know   I loved and cared for you The…

Letter to Editor – All Day Kindergarten

I am writing in support of the proposal for All Day Kindergarten. I think this is a very exceptional idea for several reasons.   I believe that children are very capable of learning at very young ages, even if that learning is primarily socialization and following instruction. I think that starting education at an early…