The Power of Three

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Three. Not too big. Not too small. Quite manageable, really. Three has always been my favorite number, but it’s now become my mantra.

My students will tell you it’s true. We have a little “three before me” rule in 2A. If I’m working with groups or individuals, you must check with three classmates with your question before interrupting us. It works beautifully, since most questions are ones I’ve already answered. I hope I’m also teaching them to rely on each other.

My family and friends will tell you it’s true. It’s a daily goal to commit three random acts of kindness. These range from simply being patient with others in traffic to stopping at a child’s lemonade stand (a favorite!) to running an errand for someone to giving a gift card to someone needing encouragement.

My husband will tell you it’s true. Every weekend I strive to get rid of…

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