I warned you! Now, it’s your choice. If you are looking for that fluffy blog full of unicorns, sheep and ‘you are wonderful’ statements, you are on the wrong blog. This blog isn’t formatted to give you warm feelings about you, your kids and society. No. Totally not going to do that. Because most of us are already full of ourselves. So I don’t need … Continue reading The words I write will burn like hot sauce!
My bedside table. Ever since I moved into small space, I try to surround myself with things that matter most to me. With limited space, you have to prioritize!!! So, let me tell you about some items on my bedside. 1. My tea cup. I drink tea all the time, especially decaf! 2. Leadership pin. I received this pin from my college in 2012. I … Continue reading My Bedside Table
Ahhh…exercise! As adults, youth, and even kids, we state, there isn’t enough time. But what if doctors/ therapists prescribed exercise to you/everyone for mental health healing, not to lose weight, would you do it? Would you carve out 30 or 60 minutes a day for your mental health or block out about 75 minutes a week to address your brain functioning? If the doctor told … Continue reading Exercise, the natural healer
Yes. I know they are out there, but where. They are hard to find right now in the chaos of life. As time ticks on, good parents seem harder to spot. Maybe they are hiding or maybe we have lost the skill to parent. Can that be possible? As a society, we have gained college skills, job skills, and some life skills, but in the … Continue reading Where have all the Parents Gone?
Hmmm…self-control! This should be educational classes in school for every year. I am not one to hold on to the current US educational standards. Nope. Not at all because I see the gaps and I am questioning the system! Continue reading Self Control is the Key to Life
Boom! I am going to engineer education based on abilities, not disabilities, advocate for wellness practices and present alternative ways for our youth live! And bring my ideas to the world and back to Allentown, PA where I live! Continue reading Goal Setting
About two years, I started to question one of the largest systems in the US. The educational system. A system that made my kid ill and he asked to come home. Even though, I am a teacher I began to question what was happening, the standards, the testing, the rigor?, the whole entire thing way before he cried homeschooling. I remember one-day teaching and saying … Continue reading There was a day I believed in education
Let’s decrease this number and find wellness through getting OUTDOORS! Continue reading My REI trip!
A new book to add to my collection. How To Be Interesting by Jessica Hady! Someday, I would love to share out my book collection to my community through a lending library in my youth studio. This unique library would provide teens, parents, guardians, and community members with current resources that inspire them to think differently, try new strategies, and truly dig into wellness practices, … Continue reading How to Be Interesting?!
Emmit and I. Family means a lot to us. I mean a whole lot. When E fell ill with anxiety and depression, we put the breaks on and supported his needs. His request was simple. Listen to me! E described his school experience, his challenges with the curriculum and what he wanted very clearly and we listened. Now I completely understand not everyone can do … Continue reading Emmit and I