Since the spring, my plate has been overflowing with obligations and to-do lists. From home renovations and inspections and mortgage applications to the daily drain that is life, I've found myself nearly completely overwhelmed at the end of every day. And for me, with all of that comes frustration, anxiety and an overall feeling of … Continue reading Rest For the Weary
This past week, I had the honor and true privilege to train at the Ron Clark Academy (RCA) in Atlanta, Georgia. For you non-educators out there, RCA is a non-profit private school that mostly serves students from low-income households. Co-founded by Ron Clark and Kim Bearden, the school also actively trains educators from all over … Continue reading On Love and Belonging
Bracing yourself for a break with your children over the next few days? Check out three secrets from a teacher and mama that just might help you get through the next several days unscathed.
I don't know about you, but around 4pm on Sundays, I start a brief period of melancholy. I can feel the weekend coming to a close, and I'm bracing myself for the week ahead... teaching lessons that require a lot of emotional energy, wading through difficult situations with students and their parents, balancing work and … Continue reading The Sunday Night Struggle Bus
While the path you're on might not be clear right now, there is so much more life and love in front of you. One step in front of the other, I'm sure you'll find your way. And women like me who have walked this same road are standing on the sidelines cheering you on.