I've been following Bored Teachers for years. The site has always provided me a much-needed reprieve from the stress that naturally accompanies the profession of education. Bored Teachers' tongue-in-cheek social media platforms speak directly to my soul. Specifically tidbits like this: Especially ... » Learn More about Me + Bored Teachers = YAY!
I'm a WAHM mother of three and a teacher of many. Doing my job (and career) all in the same space at the same time means many cups of coffee and a messy home, but I really do have the best of both worlds.
“Often, when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” Fred Rogers I love me some Mister Rogers. He always had a knack of saying so much with so few words. He just...got it. I remember watching him as a child (what's up, crayon factory!) and ... » Learn More about Mister Rogers Says Tomorrow is Today
I believe it was Mister Rogers' mother who advised we should look for the helpers in the midst of tough times. With current, devastating hits to the economy, education, small businesses, and our sewage systems (stop flushing your Clorox wipes, dummies), I certainly consider these times ... » Learn More about So You’re Moving to Distance Learning, Eh? I’d Love to Help!
I like to know what I'm buying before shelling out cash, which is why I'm giving you this here free excerpt from my book, Schooled. The essay, "When You’re a 22-Year-Old Teacher and Your Students Are 18," is actually the first of the book, and I thought if you enjoy it, maybe you'll enjoy the ... » Learn More about Freebie from Schooled!
Whenever someone contacts me about my writing, it's almost always because they think I'm selling sex (whencrazymeetSEXhaustion...ooopsie) or they're considering transitioning out of the traditional classroom like I did. Fortunately, spam filters work wonders. Over the years, I've written several ... » Learn More about If You’re Reconsidering the Classroom (or Just Wanna Make Extra Cash), This is for You!