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One Little Word 2019

My blog has had its ebbs and flows.  Life became a little complicated, and it was hard to know what stories I could/should share on this blog.  So much of my writing centered on family life as well as my teaching life.  Life as a foster mom and a literacy coach made me question what I had to say and who my audience would be.  I've discovered though, that I need to write just for me.  I need to write to sort my thoughts.  I need to write for my own discovery.

My One Little Word for 2018 was Embrace.  I chose that word because of all the ups and downs that came with being a foster parent as well as a parent to adult children.  Diving a little deeper into my PhD studies and trying to figure out my role in my day job as a literacy coach, I wanted to embrace the challenges and the new learning.  And for the most part, I think I did that.  Our girls were reunited with their mom in the beginning of August, I moved from coaching back into the classroom full time (teaching third grade), a…

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