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#Teacherlife–Child Care Sickness

Experiencing life through the lens of a parent has really convicted, challenged, and rerouted me as an educator. Striving to address the needs of the whole child is so different to me now than in my previous 17 years of teaching. I marvel at how my mindset has shifted in Read more…


#Teacherlife–Child Care–Day 1

As I entered the building to hand over the most precious thing in my life to nearly complete strangers, a part of me died. I know change is hard, but I just don’t know how to describe transitions like these. This one was especially difficult, I think, because it was Read more…


Love for Miles

As a parent, I know how much I love my own child. But what about someone elses’s child? In my last blog Love for Myals, I shared my journey in realizing just how much parents can love their child. It’s a love like no other. It’s a sacrificial, life-giving, unconditional Read more…


#OneWord2018: Segments

Hold on. This isn’t the flowery journey-versus-destination post you’re thinking. In fact, I’m rethinking my daily thought patterns, processes, and habits. I’m systematically restructuring my time, energy, and mental rhythms (if that’s possible). I LOVE what I do! I love people and their lifelong learning stories. I have a whole Read more…