116, 92, 68 – I am grateful

116, 92, and 68 Grateful for the in between moments and an awareness of time This weekend we filled three different marble jars. One jar contained 116, another contained 92, and the last a mere 68 marbles. Each marble would represents the number of months between November 2018, and June of my three kids’ perspective... Continue Reading →

How One Book Changed My Life

My journey as a reader. I was filled with embarrassment.  As my eyes scanned from right to left,  I realized that I had not read any of the titles in front of me.  I was on a second date with my now husband, Nate, and I had some extra time between dinner and our movie.... Continue Reading →

A Simple Goal for Day 1

A Simple Goal for Day 1- Smile More And just like that Summer 2018 becomes a memory.   While I am sad to see a season end, and will really miss time at home with my family; there is just something about a fresh start, and the opportunity to begin something that is exciting.  I... Continue Reading →

Why I Tribe

I belong. I am so excited to write my first post as a member of the Compelled Educators Tribe! Honestly, it feels like a dream come true to be able to write, connect, collaborate and be inspired by a truly outstanding group of educators. I am in shock that I get to be part of... Continue Reading →

The Compelled Educator

I can't believe I have been accepted into such an amazing group of people!  I have been reading the blog posts from so many of these inspiring educators for quite some time.  I have been looking for a way to increase my discipline when it comes to blogging.  I am a writer!  I have been... Continue Reading →

May’s New Thing

Planting vegetables and learning a magic trick Note:  This month I want to try to master two things I have previously not been successful with and see what I could do to master each of them. The Garden When the plants in a garden grow, it feels magical.  I have always wanted to have a... Continue Reading →

A Movie with Subtitles

April's New Thing During a typical evening, I feel like I am doing upwards of 10 things at a time. I suppose you could call it a form of multitasking. It is not uncommon for me to carry around my phone in order to listen to podcasts, an audio book or even a youtube video... Continue Reading →

New Experiences For March

*10 Days 10 Foods *Serving in the Soup Kitchen When I began thinking about new experiences, the idea of looking at food in a new way came to mind. For 10 days (March 2-11), I decided to limit myself to 10 ingredients.   My purpose with ten foods over ten days was to be intentional, and... Continue Reading →

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