My Blog

2007 UK/Ireland – Photo: Brittany Stonestreet

Though posts for both “Education” and “Hope” are listed below, you can also find them on their own separate pages! Just choose the dropdown arrow at “Creation” and click on the blog title you want to explore!


Writing for our students can be extremely hard! Teaching our students to write, however, is even more difficult.

In today’s world of distance learning, there are bigger challenges yet than what we already deal with in the classroom!

And for our younger students, our aim is to have them do more interactive practices rather than solely pencil-to-paper actions and activities.

I’ve created this blog to give tips and ideas for all of the issues above! I have created some resources for our teachers and I’m using Common Core Standards to create curriculums to help teach our students, whether online or in person!


We live in a hurting and broken world. No matter which direction we look, there is always something going wrong.

2020 has been a banner year for, “If it can go wrong, it will go wrong.” It’s hard to grab on to hope when everything around us seems to be broken and just plain wrong.

It’s my aim to breathe a little hope back into the world, especially for our teens and tweens who are already dealing with so much.

I hope that even if you’re not quite sure about what I’m saying, that you’ll give me a chance!

Talk to me! 😊

Utilize the Blog Posts Below!

  • Hope :: Letting Go
    No matter what you believe in, the very best thing we can do for ourselves and our loved ones is to let go of unforgiveness. If you don’t know what that really means, that’s okay. You’re not alone. Another way of saying “unforgiveness” is hanging onto the memories of a wrong or even a perceivedContinue reading “Hope :: Letting Go”
  • Education :: Be There
    My favorite teachers growing up were the ones who cared about me. I didn’t know anything about their personal lives. I didn’t even know their first names until much later. But I knew they cared about me. Mrs. Spargo understood that the playground wasn’t my favorite place. Instead of forcing me to go outside forContinue reading “Education :: Be There”
  • Hope :: Just Be You… Again
    I don’t know about you, but in my life I’ve been told I’m “too ____________” many times. It’s always been about different things, which is why I put in the blank. I’m sure you can think back over your own life and pick out things people have said to or about you. The following isContinue reading “Hope :: Just Be You… Again”

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