February 18th, 2012

Mom’s Stuff: Several things that have happened this week have made me reflect on my relationship and marriage.  First of all, Valentine’s Day came and went (my personal hell as a high school teacher – teenagers hopped up on candy, hormones and drama all day).  Secondly, my parents were featured in a local article about … More February 18th, 2012

November 14th, 2011

Mom’s Stuff: Well, it’s been a busy month judging by the dearth of posts here.  I have been busily grading end-of-term work and trying to also keep up with LP as he runs around constantly.  I have also been pretty much useless around the house since every spare minute I have has been spent grading, … More November 14th, 2011

May 9th, 2011

Mom’s Stuff: Tonight was one of many nights where we had a rough time getting LP to chill out and drink his milk before bed. There are many strategies we have in arsenel: letting him grab the sippy cup, giving his stuffed sloth bear some milk first, walking around and letting him drink while we … More May 9th, 2011

October 30th, 2010

Mom Stuff: Well, I’m still working on the work-life balance thing, but I improved a little bit this week by taking my first sick day ever. Don’t get me wrong – I have been out of school before, but always in a planned and prepared way, and usually as part of a trip, professional development … More October 30th, 2010