I have another fun and creative hobby in addition to blogging. My dear friend Joji and I started a podcast in September called Jenn and Joji Podcast. Joji is a registered nurse and a caregiver to her mother, a stroke survivor. Often, our conversations and lifestyle ideas and experiences overlap across nursing, teaching, caregiving, and... Continue Reading →
SUP for Two on Donner Lake
Thanks to my dad, a big part of my childhood was lake time with my family during camping trips to enjoy boating and water sports.
Teacher Hallway Huddles
If it meant verbally putting something out there in the air, even if it isn't exactly words; perhaps a long and heavy sigh, or the sound that you make when you pretend (or really do) pull your hair out before the children enter the room, this is what sometimes needed to be done.
I Left Classroom Teaching at Year 17
My job as executive producer of a live daily show featuring social-emotional learning, an unnerving safety plan that was on a loop in my mind everyday, similar to that of the videos shown before taking flight on an aircraft in case there's a crash will soon be over.
Deep Rooted Reasons for Decluttering
I have been burying all of it in my STUFF (in a very orderly way, of course).
Garage Office Playroom
It's drafty and chilly. There are holes in some parts of the drywall. Despite the hiss of a probably almost expired water heater along with some street traffic and light neighborhood noise, it's generally quiet.
Learning How to Podcast
During one of our drunken chats a few years ago, we came up with a big goal of starting a blog or a podcast. It was an alcohol fueled idea.
3 Habits That Get Me Nowhere
It's time to share my current top 3 life-draining habits that are REALLY hard to break.
Am I Still Not Drinking Alcohol? Sober Curious Update
Photos of alcoholic beverages that are intentionally placed next to symbols of parenthood make me cringe. Especially my own. I have taken a lot of them.