Today’s Challenge: Just take up space.

I took today as a sick day from work. [Whispers]: I'm not sick. So often, we take a sick day when we are already sick and depleted and rundown. After enduring weeks and weeks of stress and mental overload, we finally admit defeat and take a day. And usually, at least in my case and … Continue reading Today’s Challenge: Just take up space.

Vaccines Vs Vanity: My Quest for a New Happy Place

Ah, the hair salon. A woman's happy place. Where else can you go and sit for 3 hours, enjoy some pleasant conversation AND a scalp massage, and come away feeling all shiny and new? It's been nearly four months since I visited a salon. Not because I couldn't get an appointment - I've booked two, … Continue reading Vaccines Vs Vanity: My Quest for a New Happy Place

The Unexpected Side Effect of Achieving a Big Goal

Goals excite me. Like, a lot. I can't think of a time in my life that I wasn't working towards a goal. Some were small, like learning how to make a mean mushroom risotto or creating a product to sell on Teachers Pay Teachers. Others were considerably bigger and more time-consuming, like training for a … Continue reading The Unexpected Side Effect of Achieving a Big Goal

When the cast of Schitt’s Creek helps you make an announcement, you know you’re kind of a big deal

Well hello there, you gorgeous thing, you! It's been awhile. Did you miss me? Because I sure missed you. You might be thinking: 'Well, then, spend more time here, DUMMY. It's YOUR blog.' And that would be fair. Those of you who have been with me for awhile know that I started this blog initially … Continue reading When the cast of Schitt’s Creek helps you make an announcement, you know you’re kind of a big deal

3 Easy Teacher Gift Ideas. (er, that’s easy gifts…not easy teachers…)

It's that time of year again, Friends: No more pencilsNo more booksNo more teachers'Dirty looks! Though I propose we amend the rhyme slightly to keep up with the times... No more laptopsNo more meetsNo more sitting on my butt all.day.long staring at a screen and forgetting to unmute myself and asking students to turn their … Continue reading 3 Easy Teacher Gift Ideas. (er, that’s easy gifts…not easy teachers…)