The other day I asked my 18-year-old son this age-old question, "Why did I have to drag you out of bed every single day for school, yet I don't even know your work schedule and you manage to get yourself there on time for each shift?" And, he answered me in the way you would… Continue reading The One Thing Every New Year’s Resolution Needs
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. -Maya Angelou I feel closest to my mom when I am in church. It gets me every time--at some point in the service my eyes well with tears as I smile at the heavens,… Continue reading Let Empathy Be the Guide
Ever have one of those moments where you think, Oh pickles, I think I just really screwed up? No? Just me? Like many educators, I renew my certifications in the summer before school starts. This past August, I was scheduled for a CPR class and a CPI (crisis prevention training) class. The trainings were organized… Continue reading You belong here.