Hidden There

memories of my children hidden there in my heart

By Melissa McLaughlin Hidden there In my mind’s photo box are pictures of your wide eyes sparkling not able to take it all in and your baby soft cheeks smiling up at me little hands just learning to spell your name, “Mommy” and “I love u” new sneakers, clean and white, ready for puddles on … Read more

My Teacher’s Prayer

My teacher's prayer

By Melissa McLaughlin Dear God, Please fill me. Fill me with the joy of learning again. Fill me with the wonder of new questions. Fill me with enthusiasm for accomplishments large and small. Fill me with patience, finding new ways to explain once more. Fill me with love for each precious child, each miracle of … Read more