Whole30 So, let me start by telling you how I feel today … day 31. One word: AWESOME!!!! Now, writing about my journey is a way for me to help others think carefully about their food choices and make a change. I am not a doctor; I am not a dietician; I am not a … More My Whole30 Experience
Don’t Laugh You have mastered the art of maintaining a straight face when a student passes gas in the middle of your lesson. Think of something terrible. Don’t laugh. Get the kids back on task. Ignore what just happened and pretend you didn’t hear it, too. Take Your Time You know 40 minutes is an … More 19 Things that Officially Make You a Teacher
Teacher: “What do you think of when you think of the word ‘primary’? Student: I think of the word primer. Teacher: Okay, and what is primer? What is primer used for? Student: Well, you use it before you put your makeup on, so you’re makeup doesn’t come off. Teacher: Yes, primer goes on first. It’s … More Cinderella Girls
4 tbsp olive oil (enough to cover 3/4 of the bottom of the pot) 1 yellow onion (diced) 1 red bell pepper (diced) 2-3 tsp brown sugar 4 dashes of nutmeg (or to taste) 3-4 cloves garlic 1/4 tsp ground pepper (or to taste) 2 tsp Morton salt (or to taste) 3 tbsp butter 3-4 … More Harvest Soup
Throughout my eight years as an educator, I have conferenced with hundreds of parents. I have sat across from them while they cry, while they worry, while they brag about their child, while they predict their child’s future, and while they set their child up for a life of a fixed mindset. As an educator … More 6 Things Parents Say about Their Kids that Makes Me Cringe
I’ve started my journey as a flexible seating classroom. Yes, it’s a journey. I do love hyperbole, but that’s not what’s happening here. Flexible seating is a mixture of bumps, smooth trails, and hills while embarking on the arduous journey to what I think of as the Emerald City. I view true flexible seating to … More Flexible Seating
What can’t you do? I once wrote about how I “do it all”. The moral of that prose was that I do NOT do it all. I do not even come close to achieving that unattainable goal, nor do I want to. You cannot do it all, all the time. You can, however, do everything … More What can’t you do?
How do I get my administration/teachers/parents on board? Where am I going to get the money? How physically big/little are your students? How are you going to help your custodial staff? What if flexible seating does not work?
I am a Beachbody coach. If you have ever been interested in the programs that Beachbody has to offer, I’ve tried many of them! I’m passionate about fitness, but I totally understand how real-life affects workouts, eating, and your personal goals. I’ll be here for you as a coach, mentor, and friend. Let’s start this … More Beachbody Coach