sharing the stairs

because life has ups and downs…

Self-Care Sunday: Read a Book

I recently finished reading an autobiography by Trevor Noah called Born a Crime. I love 😍to read stories about real lives, especially when they are authentic. I can’t stand the stories … Continue reading

November 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Am Enough, I Have Enough.

My lunch hour isn’t really an hour. It is supposed to be 24 minutes. Supposed to be. I’m a middle school teacher so that 24 minutes includes a lot more … Continue reading

October 30, 2019 · 3 Comments

Kindness is Contagious

Have you ever had something turn out exactly like you hoped it would? I had that happen today, and I’m still smiling! You may have read in an earlier post … Continue reading

September 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Devastating Loss Brings Outpouring of Love

Kids aren’t supposed to die. Kids most certainly aren’t supposed to die from cardiac arrest following an asthma attack at a high school football practice. Yet, that’s exactly what happened … Continue reading

September 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

Follow My Classroom Blog

Hey there! As a Communication Arts teacher for middle school kids, I wanted to find a way to get their writings out there. I wanted their pieces to be relevant … Continue reading

September 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

First Week of School

Classes started for the kiddos in my school district this week. You know what that means, right? It means that students packed their bags with new school supplies. It means … Continue reading

August 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Hope I’m THAT Teacher

When the new school year starts in a couple of weeks, it will be my 30th year in the classroom. THIRTY YEARS! That equals thousands of souls that I have … Continue reading

July 31, 2019 · Leave a comment