I think it’s safe to say that no one makes it through life without encountering some conflict along the way. Relationships of all kinds – personal, professional, parental – have their trying moments. It’s how we deal with these moments that defines our character and determines how well we’ll sleep at night.
People are emotional – and
sometimes often times, irrational beings. When others don’t see situations through the same lens as we do, conflict can result. Trust me, I know – I’m an elementary school teacher. Continue reading
Still. No. Baby.
Today is the wee one’s official due date. Since getting up this morning, I have scrubbed and polished the kitchen (what is it about a clean sink and clear countertop that give me so much peace??), laundered our bedding, shaved my legs (with GREAT difficulty), done my hair and make-up, stocked the fridge and pantry, googled ‘arm knitting’ (a new hobby perhaps?), and watched a couple episodes of Brooklyn 9-9 (that show cracks me up!). My inner productivity junkie is satisfied. But there is still soooooooooo much day left.
So I thought I’d do some blogging.
Today I’m going to venture into new territory and talk about one of my passions: education. Even though school doesn’t start until September 8th here, teachers are already getting their classrooms ready and parents are stocking up on back-to-school supplies for their kids. I love my summers off, but they start to feel pretty long by mid-August and I always looked forward to getting back into my room and setting it up for my next group of learners. Continue reading