At the stroke of midnight, I ate 12 raisins, one at a time, each one representing one wish for the New Year...Wishes fulfilled, I embark on a new journey. A journey of writing, motherhood and reflecting on this thing called life.
I’m tired. This week has taken a lot out of me. I’m not drinking enough water. Likely not eating enough. My body is tight and sore to the point that it’s painful...
It became official that we’ve lost one of our ECE’s (early childhood educators) to virtual school. I feel for this educator. Since the start of school in September, she has been bumped around from teacher to teacher, classroom to classroom and back around again five times. As she’s about to begin her sixth teaching assignment... Continue Reading →
Every morning and throughout the day, to check-in with my students I ask them, "How are your hearts?"
I spent the day in bed, absolutely uninterrupted. I haven’t had an uninterrupted day to myself in years. Not since having my little guy. So today was kind of a big deal for me.
’m going to continue to put forth every effort in ensuring my kids learn and love learning. But my work ends when I leave that school building. Teaching consumes me. It’s hard for me to separate it from other areas of my life. It’s draining mentally, physically and emotionally and in so many ways, it’s impossible. But I love it. And I love my kids. But when I get home, every part of me needs to be for my little guy. And after he goes to sleep, every part of me needs to be for me.