The Necessity of Authenticity

Relationship might be my most used tag in my blogs, and it’s obvious why. I love how the quote above from The Innovator’s Mindset written by George Couros was represented visually in his latest book with Katie Novak, Innovate Inside the Box. It all starts with […]

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You Are Never Alone

Last Thursday, I was anxious. Last Thursday, I felt like a failure. Last Thursday, I didn’t feel worthy. Last Thursday, I didn’t feel like enough. A few weeks ago, I was approached to see if I’d be willing to collaborate with a colleague from another […]

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We All Fall Down

So, I have this awesome teacher-neighbour, Matt Fabbri, with whom I’ve had the pleasure of co-writing on two occasions (read those here). Not only do I appreciate his perspective and willingness to have these deep conversations even after our work days are over, but I […]

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Take a Step Forward

This past week has been emotionally draining with no sign of letting up. While my current goal is to publish a blog post every Monday (which I typically write ahead of time during the week prior), the days went by and I had no energy, […]

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Homework Woes

I hate homework. There, I said it. As a teacher, and as a mom of four, I truly and honestly hate homework. Aside from the fact that there is no research that proves that there are any benefits to homework at the elementary level, and […]

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Making Space for Inspiration

Have you ever traveled with children? Young children? How about four young children? Even if you’ve only ever done the first, you probably will nod your head in agreement when I say that travelling with kids is no joke! It’s exhausting!! It’s worth it in […]

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Perfectly Perfect

After I finished writing this post last week, I came across Perfectly Imperfect by Beth Houf. Although our blog titles seem to contradict one another, I wholeheartedly believe that our imperfections actually make us perfect and that striving for perfection is one dangerous slope (that I […]

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