August 28, 2020

I'm behind on my blog, but I'm working on it. 

May 30, 2020

Coming soon..... It's about our world.

January 22, 2020

Good things are happening. This is my season to rise. I have decided to attend grad school at UT Arlington. This is a gigantic step for me! I want to be an example for my own three children and students. I want them to see me working hard to get all A's plus working at...

December 27, 2019

As much as I love the Christmas holiday, I think that it can also be very stressful. Being a single mom, I still want my children to experience a special and eventful Christmas, but at the same time, I still want to remain financially intact. From August until December...

November 30, 2019

November is a time to slow down and evaluate what makes you grateful. Sometimes I get so caught up in work that I neglect the people who mean the most to me. This is embarrassing to say out loud, but I’m not about false pretense; I want to be real when I blog. Being a...

October 31, 2019

Is there really a such thing as October Blues for teachers? When I first graduated from college and went straight into teaching at a middle school, I found it especially challenging. My mentor, Karen, reminded me to ‘hang in there,’ and to ‘NOT become a statistic’ by q...

September 29, 2019

Excited students 

run into the building.

Journals and pencils

fresh hair and new shoes.

Little kids crying because they'll miss their moms.

High schoolers smiling 'cause independence is the bomb!

Teachers are ready. Principals, too.

To get this year started. We all know what...

July 28, 2019

It amazes me how in the beginning of life you generally start out with so many people. You're little. Everybody loves you- maybe that's a strong emotion. Everybody likes and tolerates you.You have parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, siblings and cousins. And if you'r...

June 28, 2019

I'm embarrassed to say how many times I've attended my family reunion and not have a clue as to who someone is. Sometimes they actually know me, and we smile and talk. I nod and make a mental note to ask Mom who they are later. 

I love family. I love when we get to...

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