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
Minutes left to get post #18 out...I am sleepy and forgetting that even though this is a holiday week, I still have to work Monday and Tuesday! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.I am looking forward to laughing with family and enjoying food that I sometimes wish I would eat more often. As I… Continue reading Just a little randomness
I almost forgot to write... Continuing from yesterday's rant, I have decided a solution is for me to start over. I need to move. Maybe to another city but I think a different state would be best. Because I am living with my parents, I thought that maybe just getting my own place would appease… Continue reading Whoa…Day 6
I almost skipped today because I'm an emotional wreck. I feel stuck. As much as 2018 has been about my 1st, it has also been about truly feeling stuck. I physically do not like where I am and need a change, a move. Praying and asking God to show me what I have missed because… Continue reading Day 5
avoiding eye contact on a Sunday morning
It's too early to give up...
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
My reflection on mother's day. #Tellher