I didn't have my own classroom at my previous brick and mortar teaching job. I hated every second of the traveling, mostly because I had cankles and could barely see my feet over my pregnant belly, but also because I don't like to share. One of my colleagues actually counted his pencils after I had ... » Learn More about 5 Things I Miss About My Traditional Teaching Gig
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
Almost exactly one month ago today, I shared the following "champagne problem" on my Facebook page: Almost 20,000 people interacted with that Facebook post, leading me to believe our master bedroom wasn't the only hot mess out there! Then, to my extraordinary delight, a lovely lady ... » Learn More about Our Master Bedroom: 10 Years in the Making
My husband has decided to get the ol' snip-snip. I have thoughts about this. Many, many thoughts. I try to articulate them to him, but because I have the gift of never finding the right words when speaking, I figured I'd write them down instead. Here goes. Dear Husband, I understand you ... » Learn More about On the Eve of My Husband’s Vasectomy
A few days before Christmas 2004, my boyfriend of two years took me to a Christmas lights display. It's no secret that I'm like a toddler in an empty refrigerator box when it comes to Christmas, so the venue was perfection. The icing on the cake was that a portion of the entrance fee went to local ... » Learn More about The Time I Ruined My Own Engagement & The Dog Ruined Christmas
I bought the tickets in July--I booked the hotel room so early I actually forgot where we were staying and had to call every hotel in the Dennison, Ohio area to confirm our reservation. I get dumb when I'm excited. Finally, the day was upon us. Dressed in Christmas PJs, we headed to the Polar ... » Learn More about A Non-Family Friendly Review of the Polar Express