Episode 112: The Next Right Thing with Amanda Woods

January 12, 2020 All In with Pauline Hawkins Amanda Woods joins me again to talk about her children’s books: The Robot and the Ballerina and I love You to Planet Peas and Carrots; running the marketing and business end of Wiggly Bridge Distillery; the foundation she is starting with self-publishing; and the work she doesContinue reading “Episode 112: The Next Right Thing with Amanda Woods”

2020 Going All In Diary: Family Goals Day 11

One of my goals for the new year is to plan at least one day a month when Ian and I get outside and take a walk or enjoy nature in some way. Today was the perfect day to accomplish this goal for January. For more about goal setting, listen to https://paulinehawkins.com/2020/01/05/episode-111-going-all-in-in-2020-with-molly-campbell/

A book for everyone

I’ve been rereading Uncommon Core in preparation for planning out my next book, and I have to tell you, it’s giving me the feels. I’ve cried through every chapter, remembering the connection I had with my students and the lessons we learned from each other. In some ways, it’s a hard book to market becauseContinue reading “A book for everyone”

2020 Going All In Diary: Health Goals, Day 5

Ian and I have gotten into the habit of eating a bowl of chips while watching TV before bed. We both know this is not good for us, but I’m old. I like traditions. Last night, I was wrapped in a blanket with Chico on my lap, thinking about those jalapeno chips I bought earlierContinue reading “2020 Going All In Diary: Health Goals, Day 5”

Episode 111: Going All In in 2020 with Molly Campbell

January 5, 2020 All In with Pauline Hawkins Molly Campbell, UNH Lecturer and dear friend, joins me to have a new year/all in conversation. There’s such a pull at the beginning of a new year to make New Year’s Resolutions, but so many of us struggle with sticking with it. So Molly and I wantedContinue reading “Episode 111: Going All In in 2020 with Molly Campbell”

What if…

Some thoughts to consider for the new year. What if we stopped expecting schools to protect our children from the world and started teaching our children to be better for the world? What if we stopped removing obstacles from our children’s paths and let them experience the strength that comes from overcoming them? What ifContinue reading “What if…”

Questions about my Animal Farm Social Experiment

It’s interesting how many teachers email me about a post I wrote six years ago, Animal Farm Lessons. People can read it at HuffPost or in my book Uncommon Core, so it’s easy to find it if they are looking for lesson plans for Animal Farm. Today, I spent some time answering these questions: 1.Continue reading “Questions about my Animal Farm Social Experiment”

Episode 110: The UNH HUGEmanities with Krista Jackman

December 15, 2019 All In with Pauline Hawkins Krista Jackman is a Principal Lecturer and Co-director of The HUGEmanities Project with the Englsih Department at UNH. I have had the pleasure of working under the HUGEmanities umbrella with Krista and Molly Campbell, as we create more opportunities for UNH and NHCC students to engage inContinue reading “Episode 110: The UNH HUGEmanities with Krista Jackman”

Episode 109: Healing Arts Collective with Adrienne Irizarry and Bri Duga

December 1, 2019 All In with Pauline Hawkins Adrienne Irizarry and Bri Duga from Healing Arts Collective join me to talk about holistic wellness, the interconnected nature of people, how they help people unlock their wellness potential, the meaning behind their logo, and what it means to them to go all in. Three songs thatContinue reading “Episode 109: Healing Arts Collective with Adrienne Irizarry and Bri Duga”

Episode 108: Against All Odds with Ralph Jarrells

November 17, 2019 All In with Pauline Hawkins Ralph Jarrells is a writer and a film maker, with a long history of fascinating jobs. Ralph joins me from West Columbia, SC to talk about his two novels Ill Gotten Gain and Fiery Red Hair, Emerald Green Eyes and A Vicious Irish Temper and his incredibleContinue reading “Episode 108: Against All Odds with Ralph Jarrells”