Balance As I do at the end of each year, I have spent the last few days reflecting on 2021 and working on choosing a focus word for 2022. It's crazy how…
Happy This. I saved this quote a few years back. I wasn't ready for it then. But I saved it knowing that one day I would be. At this time each year I…
Smile There are always reasons to smile. Here are just a few of mine today... It's Friday. The work week is almost over. I have three more Kindergarten…
Identity I've learned a great deal about gender and identity over the past few years. Even though it was out of necessity, I'm truly grateful for all…
Unwritten The past is the past. Don't dwell on it. Each day is a brand new opportunity to write your story. To GET to live your life and be grateful for…
Praise Many people, especially teachers, go through their days doing jobs that they love without so much as a 'thank you' or 'good job' or 'well done…
Dream Job When I was a little girl, my sister and neighborhood friends and I used to play school. As one of the youngest on the street I never got to be…
New Day Every day can't be the best. We need the bad days to really appreciate the good ones. Monday was not a super bad day, but a day jam packed with…
Get Outside And pay attention. To your surroundings, to the sky, to the sounds, to nature. Even if it's only for 10 minutes. Even if it's only on the…
Stronger As I blast Kelly Clarkson in my ears and sing along while I bank the turn going as fast as I can, I realize the naked reality in these words …
Morning Routine Back at it. Up early to get the day started MY way. Everyone has their "thing" to relieve the stress and anxiety of life and many years…
GET to It's time shift your mindset. You don't HAVE to... Get up early Go to work Exercise Eat well Care for your family Play with your dogs Clean the…