A Wish For You: My Wish Box Experience for a Partner and Mentor

A couple of months ago, my sister Natalie wrote about her experience with a company called A Wish For You.  This company allows you to personalize gifts to loved ones and friends through a 3-step process with a great price point. Sounds awesome, right? I know! I hit that "like" button on their Instagram page … Continue reading A Wish For You: My Wish Box Experience for a Partner and Mentor

Mental Health Awareness Month: Self-Care as a Priority

Today is the last day of Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States.  It has been a long May for me personally, with lots of waiting and lots of personal boundaries pushed.  I have felt tons of pressure to always be present and always be helpful and it has left me feeling drained.  Completely … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: Self-Care as a Priority

#NuancedExposures: We Are Not One

It's been a crazy ride over the past 12 days. It's been a crazy ride since before that if you belong to certain groups, to be honest.  This country has always been the land of the free for some and our current administration seems to be tightening those terms and conditions on what "free" feels … Continue reading #NuancedExposures: We Are Not One

Untitled…because this was too long to be a Facebook Status.

I came out of my self-imposed retirement from blogging to say a few things really quickly.  I hope you all have been well. I'm an educator and I take pride in that. I was having a convo today with a colleague in which we talked about having to defend our profession to others. I educate … Continue reading Untitled…because this was too long to be a Facebook Status.

The Degree that Almost Didn’t Happen

On this coming Saturday at 10 am, I will be seated in graduation regalia at Liberty University, impatiently waiting for the moment I hear my name called.  This is a moment that admittedly almost didn't happen. When I started my tenure at Liberty, I began as a student in the Marriage and Family Therapy Masters program. … Continue reading The Degree that Almost Didn’t Happen

Keep Your Eyes On Your Own Paper!

I loved the students I was blessed to work with last year.  With one group, the lead teacher and I would give the students one minute math drills at the beginning of almost every math class session.  The students started on the same level at the beginning of the year.  Once we gave them the … Continue reading Keep Your Eyes On Your Own Paper!