1. Start with a clean and empty room. Stare at it for a long time trying to figure out how everything is going to fit. 2. Start moving some items over. This time take some actual measurements so you know what furniture will actually fit. Also, send a picture to your mom…she will notice that … More How to move…in pictures.
I am convinced my most productive seasons of life come as I am packing to move. I hate packing when I am the one moving. (I know I’m only moving a few kilometers away from my current house. It is easier than making sure it all fits perfectly within the airline weight allotment, but it … More Top 10 Things I did Instead of Packing
…or why I have been drinking so much coffee and my house is a mess. … More How to survive the last week of school
Dear Students, “Thank you” is not sufficient. It is too simple, but the words just aren’t coming. You planned a goodbye party. You gave me notes and cards and pictures. You gave me hugs. You told stories and memories about what you enjoyed about class and having me as a teacher. You wrote a song. … More A “Thank You” to My Students…
Everything in me wants to write a more lighthearted post on how I stay sane. The insanity brought on by the end of the school year is enough to make anyone want to pull their hair out. I have been grading essays while monitoring teenagers whose minds are already on summer vacation but who still … More I Gave Up
Finals are almost upon us. I was starting to feel a little extremely overwhelmed when I stumbled across a beautiful picture as I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed.
It read: Today has been declared: NO TALKING DAY! … More Silence is Golden