The Isolation Paradox

When my oldest son was born nearly 10 years ago, I felt completely alone. Isolated. Even the postpartum nurse who was supposed to come over and check in on us changed every time for some reason. There was no consistency in the help and advice […]

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Feeling Valued

It’s quite simple, being valued and feeling valued are two very different things. Do the people that you value in your life know it? Do they feel valued? Last week, during spring break (I swear, it was spring break even though it looks like the […]

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Dear parent

For those of you who have been following my blog for a while, you might remember my posts Dear teacher, and Dear mama (who is also a teacher), where I wrote myself letters in order to give myself a little grace. Today, I feel the […]

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Perspective vs. Comparison

My heart is heavy. I am so thankful that many amazing educators around the world have been writing helpful blog posts with many resources that we can all use in this time of uncertainty while we are expected to continue students’ learning at home. And […]

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