Each November 14th, I treat myself to cake and coffee for my birthday breakfast. In the quiet of the early morning, I happily stuff my face while reflecting on the past 12 months. I always come away with the same rumination: it’s so rude how the days are long and jam-packed with 42-year-old responsibilities, yet the years keep on zipping by at warp speed. Looking in the mirror, I see the years ... » Learn More about Decade of Action
Hi, I’m Stephanie!
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Hiya! I’m Steph, English teacher by trade, smack-talker by nature, and mother of three who lives by the mantra: life is too short, LAUGH! I hope you’ll stick around and check out my musings!
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This is a happily sponsored post. Carry on. It's happening a lot lately, forgetting what I was going to say or why I walked into a room. And if I don't engage in the physical act of writing something down, there's no chance I remember it either. I used to be so organized that I was a step ... » Learn More about Caring for MyCELLF with Mikra’s CELLF
I grew up in an Italian American family. We eat when we are happy. We eat when we are sad. We eat when we are mourning. We eat when we are celebrating. Food is an expression of love. ~Nicole Mancini Mountain Pickles & Pancetta Premium Antipasto and Charcuterie Girl, ... » Learn More about Pickles & Pancetta: The Sixth Love Language is Food
There is a natural consequence for every action. Like, if I wear sunscreen, my chances of getting skin cancer decrease. YAY FOR ME! On the flip side, if I eat Big Macs every day, I'm gonna need leggier leggings, not to mention roomier arteries. BOO FOR ME! Now, imagine a world where my Big Mac ... » Learn More about 7 Examples of Where Natural Consequences are Missing in Schools
Sometimes, the things I write are published on Bored Teachers. Like this piece, 5 unique ways teachers can earn PD hours. Other times, though, the things I write are too...what? Controversial? Over-the-top? Inappropriate? Whatever the word, sometimes the things I write don't sit well with my Bored ... » Learn More about I’m Sorry, You Make How Much for Doing WHAT?!