on my soapbox · personal life

we’re living history, but will we learn from it?

as a world history teacher, i have often wondered what it’s like to live through major historical events. i like to look at historical pictures, videos, or even paintings and try to put myself in their shoes. but it’s difficult because i don’t have those big experiences to draw from. the only thing i can… Continue reading we’re living history, but will we learn from it?

healthy living · personal life

anxiety amplified

i’ve always been an anxious person. even thinking back on myself as a child, anxiety was just a part of who i was. and who i am. it’s something that i come by naturally. my whole family experiences anxiety in someway or another. except my dad. he’s pretty much cool as a cucumber all the… Continue reading anxiety amplified

teachin' school

thoughts on digital learning after just one day.

i don’t like it. it’s not natural. but it’s what we’ve got for now. my kids are craving interaction, and i’m going to do my best to give that to them. today, i just had them tell me how they’re doing.  it made me kind of emotional.  I MISS THEM.  and apparently they miss me… Continue reading thoughts on digital learning after just one day.

'merica · personal life · teachin' school

wash your hands.

what better time to revive the ol’ blog that during a global pandemic? here’s a quick update: there are currently six cases of COVID-19 in my city, but i’m sure there are many, many more. i will be teaching from home for the next two weeks, but i’m sure there will be more time than… Continue reading wash your hands.

decorative planning

memory plan with me | a fun summer week!

this week included a quick trip for some family time and some social media milestones!  hope you enjoy! click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10 off your first order. (the $10 off code will be sent… Continue reading memory plan with me | a fun summer week!

decorative planning

memory plan with me | first week of summer break!

the first week of summer break is always one of rest for me.  i need to recharge and settle into my summer schedule.  if i don’t find a schedule, then i tend to get lazy and become unproductive.  but is tarted off on the right foot this year!  enjoy! click HERE to go to my… Continue reading memory plan with me | first week of summer break!

decorative planning

my all-time favorite planner spreads! | updated for 2019

i filmed this same video last year, but i decided to do an update since a year had passed and surely my faves had changed.  (HERE is last year’s video if you’re curious!)  i did change my mind on some of them!  it’s always fun to look through all my planners again. click HERE to… Continue reading my all-time favorite planner spreads! | updated for 2019