Wishing all of my teacher colleagues a Happy Fourth of July!
Today was the last day of school for the kids! Which means…IT WAS THE LAST TEACHING DAY FOR ME! I have one more contracted day (Monday) to attend. But…today it was “TEACHER OUT!” This was the last student day of my 25th year in … Read More
Picture a warm summer day. The sun is shining brightly as the clouds drift across the ocean blue sky. A warm gentle breeze is threading itself through the trees and the screens of your back porch. You found the most comfortable chair, the one … Read More
We’ve been talking about diversity in children’s books for the last 20+ years. Yet, we haven’t moved past the “talking stage.” When I began working towards my teacher certification at Kean University Graduate School, “multiculturalism” was the big topic and buzz-word. I can remember … Read More
I have finally found the balance between life and work on Sundays. It’s taken me 24 years to finally use my Sunday for “Me Time.” That’s right! I took the entire day to focus on non-school related activities and relax at home. It’s taken … Read More