Thank goodness I wasn't looking at my phone or multitasking when this happened. Nope. I was there for the whole thing.
A New Era: My Work from Home Setup
Banging the top of an open stapler to attach a piece of paper or decorative border to a wall was symbolic, stressful, and oddly satisfying.
Kindergarten Is All We Know
Back in March of 2020, we all had to learn to navigate the unknown. It was extreme, but since then, I definitely learned that the “I don’t yet” moments in life are completely acceptable and they also have healing properties.
Covid Round Two: It All Made Sense
Our final family summer hurrah was nonstop fun and excitement. We drove to Anaheim instead of flying in hopes to avoid delays and getting sick. We hit the parks for 3 days, rising early each morning and returning to the hotel for late bedtime. We ate fun vacation food and I partook in vacation cocktails.
My Brain Wants Books Instead
In an attempt to fine-tune my reading focus, I even jumped on the fidget craze. I know they aren't currently trending as hard, but this teacher approves.
Summer 2022 Yo-Yo Diet
This kind of bitterness and jealousy leads to what some may refer to as Haterade.
Health Benefits of Podcasting: Blood Pressure
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 →
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.
Deep Rooted Reasons for Decluttering
I have been burying all of it in my STUFF (in a very orderly way, of course).
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.