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Friday, May 24, 2013
What Spelling Bees Taught Me About Life
Life lessons I learned while watching two spelling bees, published in Brain, Child Magazine.
My two children recently competed in city-wide spelling bees. Sitting in the audience, my vocabulary didn’t improve, but I learned a lot about life. Luckily, I took notes in the form of Twitter missives. For example:
Life is not about spelling (even spelling bees are not about spelling):
Realizing the spelling bee is about overcoming fear, not actually about language. Nervous for all of them.