Seriously?! I've told my told my son to pick up up after himself but it's still not happening. Or at least it's not happening as often as I'd like (which would be every time). How difficult is it to just throw your trash away? Well, one morning this week I woke up early to brew … Continue reading Take the Small Hits
Days can be long, especially during the winter months when there days off seem nonexistent. For many of us, the days are cold and nights are long. This won't last for long because before we know it, it will be spring and kids will be playing outside after dinner. But for now, it can be … Continue reading What Teachers Can Look Forward To
“I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then.” Bob Seger I first heard these lyrics as a result of needle on vinyl. In high school and even as a young adult, I thought I got them. I was convinced I understood what Seger was saying. Each time I heard those 11 … Continue reading You Didn’t Know You Messed Up. Now What?
Anyone that follows my blog knows that I am fascinated with the way in which my children interact with and interpret the world. I truly believe that they have much more to teach me than I have to teach them. The difficulty lies in the fact that the lessons they have to teach me are … Continue reading Knocking Down Blocks
Leap and the net will appear. John Burroughs Teachers are tired, they're stressed, and they're frustrated. Much has changed since I last taught over ten years ago. But nothing has changed more than the amount of violence and aggression that teachers encounter daily. Hardly a day passes without news of some teacher somewhere being attacked … Continue reading I Can See the Net