As I go into a new work week, I am reminding myself of some things I learned last week. In a 5 day workweek, I learned that I need to stop being so sad and reaching the edge of depression over the fact that I spend my days with other people’s kids while I miss … More What My Students Taught Me in 1 Short Week
Feb. 11, 2015 Today has been incredibly emotional and full of tears for me. I’ve had tears from pride all the way to tears from my heart breaking, and I’m closing out this day feeling emotionally drained to say the least. And the Winner Is . . . Let me preface by saying the fact … More A Day of Tears
A Letter to Myself A few weeks ago, our principal gave us an envelope and a single sheet of KISD letterhead paper and asked us to write a letter to ourselves telling why we teach, and we were to return them to him to be used for something later. For me, this wasn’t just … More Why Do I Teach?
My life over the past few months has been filled with reflection. I’ve reflected on so many things throughout my life. I’ve enjoyed going back to old journals and remembering what was weighing most heavily on my heart and infiltrating my thoughts. Each year was different, and it’s amazing to see how I’ve transformed … More Let Your Passion Lead the Way
I love how life brings ideas for posts! Recently I was praying for my son and for him to be able to understand the leadership power he was given. Leadership power. That phrase seemed as if it jumped right off the page for me. It doesn’t matter your age, ethnicity, gender, family, or decisions you … More What Powers Do You Hold?