Category Archives: About me

Things I Have Learned This Week

 This week, I am in linking to Not So Silent Mommy’s Five. Here are the Five Things I Leaned This Week: Life loves throwing curveballs and I wish that just sometimes Life would “throw” and miss. No matter how many … Continue reading

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I Will Never, Ever Get Angry Again!

Senior Son has become obsessed with micro-organisms, which has never bothered me until NOW!!!! (Detect any anger? What? Moi?) He was totally absorbed in reading the book, “Unseen Companions – Big Views of Tiny Creatures,” by David and Madeleine Spears … Continue reading

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The Good About Sad

I have just posted the following post as a guest on So You Want To Teach. Hopefully it will be appear there soon. Sad. That is what I am feeling right now. I can give you a good number of … Continue reading

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I wasn’t planning on blogging this evening, but the nicest thing happened today in one of my classes and I want to remember it forever. My reading lesson was over and I had sent a group of kids back to their classrooms. I … Continue reading

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Missing In Action

Thanks to everyone who enquired about why there have been no blog posts for over a week. The reason was that I was crumpled on the kitchen floor. Actually I wasn’t…rather I was totally immersed (anyone interested in positive psychology … Continue reading

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I have started responding to comments people have made about my blog entries. Each time I make a comment, there is a little picture next to my name – almost like an ID badge. I hopped onto to upload … Continue reading

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About Me

In the real world I am a mum, a wife and a special education teacher (And lots of other things, but I’ll just stick to those three for now.) In my fantasy world, I am a guitar playing rock star … Continue reading

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