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Summer “Vacation”

I made it through my first year at my “new” school! I feel like “new” should be in quotes since it isn’t fully “new” anymore. But yeah, I’m done…it’s over, and I could not be more excited to now have the summer “off”. Yup, that also deserved quotes, all of my fellow educators know why. …

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School Safety

I don’t put a lot out about political beliefs or ideals here because it’s not really what this space is about. But being an educator, all of these school shootings and school safety as a whole is a big concern for me.  And not just for my safety, for Devon’s safety, for all of my …

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New School Update

A few of you have been asking how my the new school year has been going. Generally; pretty damn good. Am I exhausted? Yes. Am I running around like a chicken with it’s head cut off? Yes Has my work load increased ten-fold? Yes Do I love it? Yes. You kind of always walk a …

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PSA: Respect Your Teachers

I had a post scheduled for today but I decided to postpone it for a small PSA. I love this time of the year for many reasons; like my birthday, mine and Devon’s anniversary, etc. But, I also hate it because there is always so much teacher bashing that happens now. Between parents complaining up …

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My New Digs

As I mentioned last week, I accepted a Counselor position for the next school year. With my beloved school closing, life has been pretty up in the air, which has been unbelievably uncomfortable for me.  If you’ve ever lost your job or been laid off, you probably understand the feeling all too well.  It’s scary …

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Better Days

So I know I’ve been a little depressing as of late.  I apologize, it’s just been a rough couple of weeks.  Today was really nice, though; it was moving and powerful.  A couple of months ago I received an invitation to bring four of my sophomores to the Women of the World Leadership conference day …

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