Be Kind to Yourself

It was Friday morning and my classroom was empty. The students had just left with the teacher who helps them exchange their library books for the week. A few minutes after my students in Grade 1 and 2 left the class, in walked in another student. He was a few minutes late and had hisContinue reading “Be Kind to Yourself”

My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post – 1/10

Like I have mentioned, being a mom is the most important thing I do. It always has to come first!  I am fortunate to have 3 wonderful kids: Trista (7), Pauli (4), and Carson (1).  They brighten my each and every day. I feel so fortunate to have them in my life!  I learn somethingContinue reading “My Top Ten in Ten Days – Celebrating my 100th Blog Post – 1/10”

Obsession? or Passion?

For the last 8 months I have been focused on my learning, in an effort to help others, including myself and my colleagues, but, most importantly, the students in my school. During this time, I have been blogging regularly as a way to make meaning and build connections with many of the things  I haveContinue reading “Obsession? or Passion?”

I Heart Pro. D.

If you’ve been reading my blog, you probably know that I love learning.  So, it wouldn’t surprise you that I love Professional Development Days and today was one of those days. While I will discuss my Professional Development Day experience in a later blog post, I just wanted to talk briefly about why I loveContinue reading “I Heart Pro. D.”