Category Archives: education

How to manage that mouth AND have fun!

This is good stuff, so lean in close, and you might want to bookmark this one for future reference. I feel really brilliant today. I might just have a parade in my honor…no kidding. I had an idea… and I … Continue reading

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Where the hell are you from anyway???

The way I speak has been a topic of conversation more than a few times. In middle school there was good natured teasing about my oh so proper speech. I overcompensated into a lazy speech pattern that had to drive … Continue reading

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Dear BB

Time has gone so fast! I can still see that little man face when I lifted the blanket for the first time. You came with no instructions. Such a guessing game. I did too much reading about all the what … Continue reading

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2 Days

I have two days left. Two days until I am called for a task I am not certain I can handle. I have walked blindly through much with crazy belief and who knows what else to lead me. I get … Continue reading

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13 days

In 13 days it will be the first day of school. In 15 days BB will go to all day kindergarten for the first time. There is a bit of anxiety about these two things. There are a few things … Continue reading

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Courage

I have been lucky enough to have many different positions in the field of education. I learned a lot at each stop along the way.  In between, some of the transitions were more pleasant than others.  Through it all, each … Continue reading

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Dream Builder’s Affirmation Alphabet

This was shared with me when I first began teaching in Kansas City.  My second graders would recite it every morning to start their day.  They spoke from their heart and with much feeling.  I can still hear them.  I … Continue reading

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