Hope :: Time Flies

You know that saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun?” It also flies when you have deadlines. Obviously I’ve been radio silent for a few weeks. If you read my latest “Hope” blog post, you’ll know I was having a silent spell so I could get ready and move to Boston. I’m here! I madeContinue reading “Hope :: Time Flies”

Hope :: Patience is a Virtue

One that I absolutely despise. We all want things to happen in a timely manner, right? Right. However, I’m going to make a statement that might offend some people. We live in a society that expects everything RIGHT NOW. We expect everything to go our way in our time, rather than in a timely manner.Continue reading “Hope :: Patience is a Virtue”

Hope :: Keep Pushing Through

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. And again. And again. Life is hard! I don’t care how happy or put-together someone looks. I can tell you from experience that the ones who seem to be holding things together the best are usually the ones who are falling apart the most. I don’tContinue reading “Hope :: Keep Pushing Through”

Education :: If I Set the Date, There’s No Changing It

Really? I think we all get caught up in the unimportant details. Unless it’s a life or death, pass or fail thing, why can’t we change things? As a teacher, I’ve always had this issue of setting a date by which something should be done, then failing at it. It was no one’s fault thatContinue reading “Education :: If I Set the Date, There’s No Changing It”

Education :: I Don’t Have Enough Time

I was talking with a third grade teacher recently who was talking about all of the things that she can’t teach because she just doesn’t have the time. Grammar is one of those things that has been lost because verbs, nouns, adjectives, and such just don’t come up on the standardized tests. I get it!Continue reading “Education :: I Don’t Have Enough Time”

Education :: Take Time for Yourself

This school year has started off extremely rough. This school year is following an even worse school year last year. If you’re anything like me, you might be a perfectionist. During my years of teaching in the classroom, I learned pretty quickly that if I wanted to get everything done (and not just done, butContinue reading “Education :: Take Time for Yourself”