I’m over at Care2.com asking whether teaching is exhausting or exhilarating. What do you think? Related PostsSew-fragettes: Supporting 21st Century Girls with 19th Century Crafts Public Schools Offer Amazing Opportunities – and Here’s an Example A Partial Strike – #DayWithoutAWoman
I’ve been thinking this week that I need to get back into a routine that incorporates writing. This year has been a difficult one because we have so many new things going on at school, and I haven’t been able… Read more ›
Bailey is fitting in great! He and Penny are like old friends. We absolutely love having him around. He’s such a sweetheart! Related PostsSix Months a Mother Motherhood is Messy Men Change Diapers?!
I’m over at Teaching Tolerance today talking about Day of the Girl and the events at our school: I was shocked that for these girls under 18 and dedicated to talking about pertinent girls’ issues, it could be unclear why… Read more ›
I’m over at Role/Reboot today talking about changing female friendships: But then I got married. On top of teaching full-time, I had a wedding to plan and grad school to finish and, after the wedding, I still had my job… Read more ›
The first time Tim and I thought seriously about life insurance was when we bought this house. Lots of our friends got huge life insurance policies the instant they got married, and some of them even started with policies well… Read more ›
You might recall a few weeks ago that we got a new dog. You might have also sensed that I was a bit uneasy about the dog becoming a part of our lives. He was very anxious, and made the… Read more ›
Two years. Where has the time gone? In two years, we’ve gotten a house, two dogs, and more love than I could ever imagine. One year ago, I was just starting to realize that functioning as a unit isn’t a… Read more ›
When a director and screenwriter team up to adapt a book to a full-length feature film, the results are often mixed. The complexity of well-written stories often makes it difficult to do them justice in the span of a couple… Read more ›
You may not have noticed from all of the posts on this blog, but it’s Banned Books Week! You all saw my awesome bulletin board to celebrate the week. My students have all seen it, too, and they are outraged… Read more ›
I am ridiculously proud of this. Check out all of my Banned Books Week 2012 posts here! Related PostsTeaching Tolerance: #DayoftheGirl 2015 Teaching Tolerance: Girls in STEM Fields The Broad Side: Teachers for Hillary?
We have a new addition to the Samberts household! And it’s a boy! No, we didn’t have a baby. We adopted another dog! He’s a 4-year-old rat terrier mix named Charlie that we got from the awesomest shelter around. He’s… Read more ›