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My Last Summer

This may sound a little morbid, but this summer is hitting me really hard- the last summer of me. The last summer that I don't have to worry about my kids because they are still in daycare. The last summer I can sit on my unicorn float and read 3 books and day drink without… Continue reading My Last Summer

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Can you just stay at daycare?

This one is hard for me to write. I had to write it now because a few months from now it will sting too much. We are in the last few months of daycare and most of her friends are already gone. They all started together about 4 years ago. Juliana started there at 9… Continue reading Can you just stay at daycare?

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No more guilt

I remember when I had my first baby, I want to spend every second with her. I cried my eyes out for days and hours when I sent her to daycare for the first time. I actually hated everyone at work. I even wore her teething necklace to work. I am very fortunate enough to… Continue reading No more guilt

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Kripalu

If you've been following me, you know I was so nervous to leave my family for the first time in 4 years. I wasn't even leaving for 1 night, but 2! The day I left was extremely hectic- a student destroyed my classroom right when I had to leave to bring Juliana to her preschool… Continue reading Kripalu

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I’m a better teacher than a mom

I had a meeting today with a family who I feel very connected to. I can't always say that about all of my families but I feel very connected to this one in particular. There's a lot of pushback because of the nature of circumstances, but I feel like they get me and I get… Continue reading I’m a better teacher than a mom

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Seasons of Life

Life can be so crazy sometimes. I mean CRAZY- kids, jobs, money, balance, trying to be healthy, marriage, etc. How does anyone stay sane? I really would like to know how anyone stays sane these days. How does anyone not live paycheck to paycheck? People who don't have degrees make millions of dollars and people… Continue reading Seasons of Life