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Imagine me at six years old, sitting at my desk with my fingers in my ears. The students chatter around me as I immerse myself in a story-book. 212 more words

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On Reducing Stress

I once saw a fellow teacher write on a Post-It “Reduce stress by giving less of a fuck.” It’s actually not bad advice. You can word it any way you like, but we should all work to reduce our stress in some way. 388 more words

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Art Assignment 29 Make a Thing

For those of you who haven’t experienced this adorable meme, click below and enjoy.

In fact, I have some experience being a Nyan Cat.

My students loved this costume but that was a previous art project so I wanted to do something new for this art assignment. 211 more words

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I hate not going to the gym.

Going to the gym is not always my favourite thing to do. However, I hate not going to the gym a lot more than I hate going. 312 more words

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Vision it

I finally got around to making a vision board! I started it with some friends earlier in the week and completed it today. I simply went with my gut (after all, much of our serotonin – the hormone that makes us happy – resides in our gut. 39 more words


Cat Grass!

I have been in a hurry to see Summer arrive. In an effort to make it seem a bit more Summer-ish, I decided to try growing some cat grass from seeds for my kitties. 238 more words

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Why Blog?

There are only a few things that I have always been… a daughter, an animal lover, a self-proclaimed fashionista, and a writer.

I think I started writing… 1,050 more words