On The First Day of School 2020 Edition

On The First Day of School 2020 Edition

On the first day of school, when I taught 8th grade math…there was a little speech I always gave to my kids.   I knew that a lot of them were coming to me with…

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Not Everyone Is Going To Like You

Not Everyone Is Going To Like You

Not everyone is going to like you. Be yourself anyway. Friends come and go. There will be different people around you for the different seasons of your life. If you’re really lucky, you will find…

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To The Mom Posting Angry Rants on Facebook

To The Mom Posting Angry Rants on …

Last week, my school district made the switch to our official online schooling platform.   I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. I knew there would be hiccups along the way and kinks to…

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US vs UK: Our English Is Not The Same

US vs UK: Our English Is Not …

We both speak English, but is it the same?   My first trip to the UK and Ireland was in August 2016. (The UK consists of England, Scotland, Wales, & Northern Ireland.)   I had…

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Keep Your Sanity During Quarantine

Keep Your Sanity During Quarantine

Three weeks at home!?!?!   Expectation: I am going to get SO MUCH DONE! I’m going to clean and organize my whole house, write two novels, catch up on all of the blog posts I…

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Love In The Time Of Corona

Love In The Time Of Corona

You guys know I’m always thinking about love.   I talk about it all the time.   I ask questions about it all the time.   I seem to have Instagram polls about it all…

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Things To Do During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Things To Do During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Welcome back to life during coronavirus where everything is made up and the points don’t matter! What day is it? What time is it? What is happening?!?!   Texas is straight up delivering margaritas…so it…

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Dear Parents: What You Can Do For Your Child’s Education During The Coronavirus Shutdown

Dear Parents: What You Can Do For …

Dear Parents,   You might not have realized it yet, but you have an incredible opportunity here.   I’m sure you are feeling a little overwhelmed right now. I know because, as a teacher, I…

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Are We Too Casual About Sex?

Are We Too Casual About Sex?

Sex.   Whether you’re having it or not, it always complicates things.   This is why Men & Women Can’t Be Friends (in my opinion). Sex is always the elephant in the room.   I’d…

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Setting An Impossible Goal

Setting An Impossible Goal

I’m not here to sell Sugar Bear Hair vitamins or Fit Fab Fun boxes like the girls who go on The Bachelor do when they become “Influencers.”   I’m here to write because that’s my…

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