The holidays are upon on which means crowded stores, lots of lights, the repetitive play of all the festive music and school's out! Being an early childhood teacher, we typically get the short end of the stick as it relates to our school calendar. Because of the service we provide, we are not able to… Continue reading Christmas Blues?
I vividly remember the night I sat on my parents' bed, rocking my niece to sleep, watching the news of the murder of a young teenager Black boy wearing a hoodie, clutching a bag of skittles. In my mind, I tried to visualize the scene. How fast was the boy walking? What song was playing… Continue reading What should Dreamers do
It's the annual after Thanksgiving event, Black Friday. An event that has steadily evolved from the opportunity to gain a head start on Christmas shopping by scoring some excellent deals to what just seems like capitalism and commercialism. But it was those thoughts and feelings that lead to Small Business Saturday. The consumer can "stick… Continue reading Clickbait aka Support
I don't have manic Mondays.
My relationship with Halloween
Last week was teacher appreciation week. I have been a teacher for roughly 12 or so years - an early childhood teacher who is unforgivingly titled as a "Daycare worker." My lack of state or national certification does not make me less deserving to be called a Teacher. This frequent "mistake" has even made me… Continue reading teacher Appreciation