Valentine’s Day- Don’t Forget the Teachers

Happy Valentine's Day. It is this incredible holiday which brings out the best of everything: roses priced astronomically high, a plethora of heart-shaped candy boxes, stuffed animals out the wazoo and the ever-classic candy conversation hearts. These delectable treats are a staple of the holiday and have changed over the years with the waxing and … Continue reading Valentine’s Day- Don’t Forget the Teachers

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In It For The Right Reasons

Teaching is not a glamorous profession. It is often looked down upon by those not in the field, teachers are blamed for many things that are well beyond their control, and a teacher's salary is not always commensurate with the amount of education and effort that it takes to be one and remain one. However, … Continue reading In It For The Right Reasons

Go Eat A Big, Fat Piece of Humble Pie: 1 Year As A Stay At Home Mom

I'm coming up on my one year anniversary of becoming a stay at home mom. For the most part, it has been an incredible experience, but not one without some serious lessons. What doesn't, amirite? The biggest lesson has been to be more humble, and it's hit me in a variety of ways. One of … Continue reading Go Eat A Big, Fat Piece of Humble Pie: 1 Year As A Stay At Home Mom

Fly Mom of Somewhere…

In western PA, born n' raised -a nose in a joke book- how I spent most of my days. Mastering the knock knock, feeling so cool. Badass punchline is just the tool. There's nothing like the sound of crisp paper ripping away, small hands feverishly awaiting the contents  it masks. It was just such a … Continue reading Fly Mom of Somewhere…

Dear Teacher Who Replaces Me…

  I have just left my your classroom, and have taken the last of my things. I have organized my materials to get you through the year, and hope that it helps you as you begin this journey in your teaching career. As you step into this room, I need you to know a few things … Continue reading Dear Teacher Who Replaces Me…