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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Living With Uncertainty

Like many (most? all?) of you, I’m struggling right now. As a teacher, I’m used to a certain rhythm of the school year. And by now, I should be excited for summer, exhausted by the demands of the end of the school year and putting energy into finalizing plans for the next school year. Instead,Continue reading “Living With Uncertainty”

Life is Not a Waiting Room

Feels Like I’ve Been Here Before

I keep getting the strange sense of deja vu. Feeling like I’ve been here before. Which is crazy on the surface of things. After all, this is a global pandemic, the likes of which have not been seen for 100 years. None of us have been here before. Yet, for those of us who haveContinue reading “Feels Like I’ve Been Here Before”

When You Can No Longer Rely on Distractions

It’s my first day of spring break. And I’m struggling. For the other 18 years of my teaching career, I reached spring break both exhausted and relieved, ready for a break from the relentless and overly-structured schedule of teaching. But this year? I’m panicky, only now realizing how much I’ve relied on the need toContinue reading “When You Can No Longer Rely on Distractions”

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