A Lesson on: Contentment

I love going to the dentist. Many of you might be questioning whether you should even bother reading such a crazy person’s blog anymore. Please do. I have a point to this. Every time I go to the dentist, I interact with some of the wisest and kindest people around. I’ve been going to the…

I Wish My Teacher Knew That…

One of the most pivotal moments of my illustrious teaching career (I say this sarcastically because I’ve been teaching for approximately fifteen minutes) occurred on accident. A coworker of mine, still unbeknownst to me who it was, left an article in my mailbox on one of my first morningsĀ as a teacher. This short piece of…

Adventures of a First-Year Teacher

Through blurred vision and a pounding head, I clearly recall leaving my first day of work. Crying. Overwhelmed. Alright, who am I kidding? I just started teaching a few short months ago, but I have that first day of work ingrained on my soul, etched into the deep recesses of the traumatized part of my…