Summer’s here! There’s always this big buzz about summer and summer fun. I get it, kids are out of school, the weather is hot, and it’s easier to do more things outside. There is one thing that I have never understood about summer, that’s aversion women have when it comes to water. Even before kids,… Continue reading What’s with Women and Water?
I’m apologizing in advanced for this analogy, but it’s the first thing that came to mind when I was thinking about this topic. Extra apologies to any male that is reading this post (especially if it’s my dad that is reading this). If you are a guy, maybe skip past the analogy for the point.… Continue reading The Right Support
This is a continuation of my series on behavior management. Check out the first post here and the second one here. The pre-kindergarten classroom was filled with the dull roar of four year olds at play. My eyes darted around the room, taking in the potential problems and hazards when I heard it: It was… Continue reading Educating Empathy
I’m continuing my series on behavior management this week. Check out the first post here. The breakfast burritos were hot. The eggy cheese and ham filled tortillas were enough to make my mouth water. I looked around the room at the nineteen pairs of eyes eagerly waiting for one of these pockets of joy to… Continue reading Sameness
As I look around my house at the many, many unfinished projects (I am the queen of unfinished projects), I realize that I’ve been writing this blog for over a year. Yes, I’m not as consistent as I was, but hey, I’m still posting. (Do not wish me a happy “blogiversary”). When you do something… Continue reading Energy Consequences
Lately I’ve been “burning the candle at both ends” as the idiom goes. As I lay in bed, trying to sleep, but not getting there, I started working on every technique I could think of. I counted sheep. I counted hippopotamuses. I did 4-7-8 breathing (I almost hyperventilated). I tried reliving my day. I finally… Continue reading Good Night Gnome
If you are a mom or if you know a mom, you probably are aware that moms tend to over react to things. I had that over reacting moment this week. It happened at work. I got my old job back (I still have my super awesome, best ever job with VIPKID) I work two… Continue reading Handwriting Without Fears