A Case of the Shoulds

I have been battling a sickness. It has zapped my patience. It has left me exhausted. It is weighing down on my already weary body. I have a case of the shoulds. I don’t know about you, but the end of this school year has hit me hard. Honestly, I am hanging on by a

Three Things I’ve Learned as a Teacher-Mom

Before having kids, I was sure becoming a mom would make me a more competent teacher.  There is something about conducting parent-teacher conferences and IEP meetings as a single, childless, twenty-something, that made me feel slightly unqualified offering parents advice about their children. Now, I have two children of my own, and “more qualified” isn’t