How to Forgive Someone Who Isn’t Sorry

I wrote this post for iBelieve.com and it was published on their site last year. It is by far my most popular piece of writing and was shared almost 30,000 times on Facebook alone. iBelieve requests that all articles written for their site not be published anywhere else for at least 6 months, which is... Continue Reading →

What We’re Missing in the Fight Against Bullying

A few weeks ago, I posted my thoughts about the hit Netflix series Thirteen Reasons Why. All of my students were watching it and talking about it, and that concerned me for several reasons, which I outlined in that post.  I want to follow up on those ideas by taking another look at something I posted... Continue Reading →

You’ll Always Be Mrs. C’s Kids

I'm getting all sentimental today, and that's so rare for me that I thought the moment needed to be captured and recorded. The Class of 2017 is about to graduate high school. There are so many kids in that class that mean so much to me, and I'm so proud and excited for everything they... Continue Reading →

Why Your Spouse Doesn’t Need to be Your “Other Half”

Like literally almost every single other person in the universe, I have always struggled a little with my self-image. I'm a confident person, but it's more of a selective confidence. I'm confident in certain things, but only very specific things. My main self-image issue growing up revolved around boys. Because, of course. How much more... Continue Reading →

The Weirdest Week Ever

Where do I even start? When it rains, it pours, am I right? We are so close to the end of the school year. Seniors will be done in a week and everyone else is out in about 3. The kids (and teachers) are getting antsy. We are all ready for summer. This leads to a... Continue Reading →

My Biggest Pet Peeves

Everyone has things that bother them and I'm certainly no exception. Maybe this is specific to every profession, but as a teacher, I feel like I have to exercise a lot of self-control when it comes to my pet peeves. It just seems like I have to deal with them more often than people in other... Continue Reading →

Why “Thirteen Reasons Why” Scares the Hell Out of This Teacher

Some days are so much harder than others. I'm sure you know what I mean. Today, I feel so defeated. Today, the lives and struggles of some of my students are really weighing heavily on me. I want to point out that I have neither read nor watched a single episode of the show Thirteen Reasons... Continue Reading →

How to Start a Bullet Journal

I wrote a post a few weeks ago about my first attempt at bullet journaling  (the most avid users call it a bujo but I still refuse). I want to follow up on that post because I've worked on my bullet journal system a bit more and I'm more confident than I was. I've been... Continue Reading →

2017 Reading Challenge Reflections

I posted a few weeks ago about the 2017 Reading Challenge from modernmrsdarcy.com and invited you all to join me in the challenge. I thought since we are about a third of the way through the year, that I would update you on my progress and give you my book reviews so far. I'll update... Continue Reading →

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