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Nancy Cavillones
Works at The Writing Tutor
Lives in Redding, CT
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She is too cute for words. What a champ! It's so great that you rediscovered this video; how odd the things we forget, the big moments. 
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Beyond Unitasking
The more I mull over this word I've chosen, the more I realize that it goes beyond just unitasking. Choosing to focus on something or someone also means that I'm choosing NOT to focus on something or someone. I realize this today, home for our second snow d...
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Menu Monday: Kid Edition
The kids chose this week's meals, with the exception of Friday. Pretend Soup , by Mollie Katzen is a great little cookbook for kids, even if some of the recipes are weird. Not the pizza, though. The pizza is totally normal and Alice even wanted to use zucch...
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Menu Mondays: Overbooked Edition
I looked at my calendar last night to see what I had on tap for the week, and I suffered a small surge of panic when I saw that I failed to take into account my daughter's THREE half-days this week. Add in softball practice that ends at dinnertime, three me...
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Babywearing is for dolls, too!
I sewed up a dolly mai tei for one of Stella's friends as a birthday gift. There are lots of patterns out there but I used the one found at Documenting Delight:  http://www.documentingdelight.com/2012/10/11/how-to-sew-a-doll-carrier/ Stella and I teamed up ...
I sewed up a dolly mai tei for one of Stella's friends as a birthday gift. There are lots of patterns out there but I used the one found at Documenting Delight: http://www.documentingdelight.com/2012/10/11/how-to-sew-a-doll-c...
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Menu Mondays: Meat on Special Edition
Meat on Special? It just means that a local supermarket, a very fine one, was having a sale on ground chuck (yes, I'm aware of the recall! We were not affected by the recall, no worries) and Bell and Evans chicken. So, I bought more than I usually would and...
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Slice of Life #5
                                                           Don't worry, I'm not copping out on SOL with a bunch of photos. I just thought it'd be helpful to provide a visual for my slice as of late. See, snow. A lot of it. More coming. It's hard to pick one...
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Crayon Rolls Go To The Doctor!
My friend Lauren sent me this great picture of cutie pie Dylan occupying herself while waiting for the doctor! I just had to share. What a great idea. Thanks, Lauren!
My friend Lauren sent me this great picture of cutie pie Dylan occupying herself while waiting for the doctor! I just had to share. What a great idea. Thanks, Lauren!
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Writing Coach and ELA Tutor Sewist/Crafter
Skills
Editing, writing, tutoring, teaching, problem- solving, sewing
Employment
  • The Writing Tutor
    Owner, 2011 - present
  • Sewn by The Real Nani
    Sewist, 2010 - present
    I sew small items for children, mostly crayon rolls and doll carriers. http://sewnbytherealnani.blogspot.com
  • Textbroker, Inc
    Writer, 2011 - present
    SEO website content writer
  • NYCDOE
    Teacher, 2001 - 2008
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The Path, Pursued.
Introduction
After a ten year career in NYC public schools, I left the DOE in 2008 to stay home with my two children. Currently, I am a writing coach and ELA tutor. I also make and sell small items for children, such as crayon rolls and doll carriers. 
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Redding, CT
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Bronx, NY - Guilderland, NY
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YouTube - Sesame Street: Preschool Musical
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Kristi Can't Blog: Pass The Clicker: Why Did I Watch the VMAs. No Really...
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Pass The Clicker: Why Did I Watch the VMAs. No Really. WHY. I was going to start myself off by defending the fact that I sat through this no

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A Different Kind of Summer Reading: How to help your dyslexic child when...
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Want to make sure your dyslexic child doesn’t regress this summer? Learn how to help them develop their reading skills after school’s out, o

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The day my son first spoke to me using a speech app on his iPad was game-changing for him and for me. It was two years ago this month, when

Schooltraq Is an Academic Planner Developed by Students
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Most students are back in or headed back to class and are already struggling with the task of organizing their class assignments and keeping