As I have tried to grapple with the rage in our world, and how people are supposed to help, it comes back to educating our children. I teach in a predominately white school corporation, but I still give my students materials that focus on issues we are facing in the world and the world that... Continue Reading →
Who Are Your People?
Do you feel accepted and liked? Geez, that’s a tough question! I don’t know, sometimes? I guess it depends on who I am around. I have some awesome people in my life who include me in their plans, and I hope that means they like me. I am so grateful for that, considering that I... Continue Reading →
Are You Putting Yourself Last?
Now that you have started journaling and are working on creating habits that help you understand more about yourself, set an intention to do something nice for yourself every day. Make YOU a priority. Don’t put yourself on the back burner. It is so easy to fall into that place where you commit to doing... Continue Reading →
Is Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies Worth the Read?
I saw the cover of this book on Instagram, and thought a book with F*cking in the title would surely be something I needed to read. I would categorize Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies as a self-help book, but in the form of stories and experiences from Schuster’s life. This book was easy to read, […]
A Girl on Schindler’s List
Abby Rose's Reviews > My Survival: A Girl on Schindler's List My Survival: A Girl on Schindler's List by Rena Finder, Joshua M. Greene (Goodreads Author) Abby Rose's review Feb 23, 2020 · edit This is a perfect memoir to introduce upper elementary students to the history of The Holocaust. Rena's voice captured my heart through her honest account... Continue Reading →
Dad’s Chicken Soup with Kluskis
It's that time of year where everyone wants to make a change. We want to eat better, exercise, achieve our goals, and so on. We have been running on pure chaos since the holidays started, and now we are trying to get back into a groove. I like to start slow with getting myself together.... Continue Reading →
Are You Wearing a One-Piece?
My husband recently turned 40, and we were fortunate enough to take a trip to Jamaica. I had been envisioning this vacation for months and had packed way too many swimsuits and outfits that I would never wear at home. Who doesn’t do that for vacay? That’s what’s so awesome about getting away. I had... Continue Reading →
A Boy without a Grandpa
When I found out that I was having a baby boy, to be honest, I was a little disappointed. We have always had girls in our family, and we were used to baby dolls and barbies around the house, not footballs and action figures or (what my mom likes to call them) scary guys. We... Continue Reading →