Monthly Archives: May 2017

Let’s Celebrate!

So here we are with only three weeks left of school, and I have to say that it’s easily one of my favorite times of the year. Not because summer is right around the corner and because the holiday season is in sight, but … Continue reading

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Graduation Address to the Class of 2017

What follows is a section from my Graduation Speech to the class of 2017. ….we have so many, many things we could say: but collectively they can all be summed up: thank you for your leadership, kindness, company and for … Continue reading

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Understanding Ransomeware

                     By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato On Friday, 12 May 2017, a large cyber-attack using it was launched, infecting more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, demanding … Continue reading

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Leaving Well

So I was going through the end of the year event calendar this morning over coffee, and I honestly can’t believe that we’re so close to the finish…how did the school year speed by so fast? I also can’t believe how much we still … Continue reading

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Best of Saudi… Six years later

Back in 2011, we had just completed our first year living and working in Saudi Arabia. We published a blog post on the Top 10 Best Things about Living in Saudi Arabia to our personal blog which was later published … Continue reading

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You Can’t Call Your Child That: International Naming Laws

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets I am beginning preparations for our multi-legged journey of summer. Traveling with a toddler is certainly different than traveling as a couple. Forget about watching full-length films, and my liquids and gels zip-lock baggie is crammed … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Compliment

​So a couple of days ago I was welcoming the kids off of the school buses, like I always do to start the day, when a little girl walked up to me and gave me a beautiful and heartfelt compliment. She wasn’t … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding at School

Follow Me on Twitter @msmeadowstweets Shortly after I told my principal that I was pregnant, she let me know that she supports breastfeeding parents, and would make accommodations if I decided to go that route[1]. This was meaningful in two ways: … Continue reading

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Appreciating Teachers

“[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”  ― Jim Henson, It’s Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider To all of the teachers at the American School of Brasilia and around … Continue reading

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