This book provides valuable insight into teaching at all age levels and varied types of educational environment. It is one woman’s journey through years of educating children who are considered at risked troubled or challenged. The book contains a variety of stories- real life true stories that will touch your heart as you read and understand the dilemmas the struggles and the fears that many students and their families face. The book contains tips on moving students from a hopeless state to true reality of hope. These tips are called TOMS. These nuggets at the end of each chapter provide inspiration as well as challenges to help encourage today’s students. Amazing and Inspiring.