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Family Values

Monday, July 25, 2011      5 comments

I am blessed to have such a large, friendly (and good-looking) family. This past weekend was filled with family, fun, and (you guessed it), FOOD! Saturday's picnic was a BBQ dinner at the park and games to boot...the gala later that evening... Read more

Maybe it's my profession..but I'm taking it personal- not literally!

Friday, July 15, 2011      5 comments

As the team leader for of Pretty Girls Team, I scrolled through the members and realized how many of my sorority sisters are MIA. Maybe it's because I'm a teacher or perhaps it's because I am always wishing the best for EVERYONE. I am a bit disa... Read more


Monday, July 11, 2011      5 comments

So it's been a minute since I emoticon on the beach. Perhaps the left knee feels as if it should have done somet... Read more

Bringing Out the Best In Others

Saturday, July 02, 2011      4 comments

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own." - Benjamin Disraeli (British statesman) After reading this quote, I thought about how this truly applies to me (especially being a tea... Read more

Traveling from Orlando to Philly...tracking???

Sunday, June 26, 2011      6 comments

Since I planned to keep track of my calories and fitness MOST of the trip, I just knew I'd do better...wrong! I have eaten myself into oblivion for no reason whatsoever! Dayum shame... So I have decided to step up my fitness a notch or two.... Read more

Tired & Energetic at the same time...Hmmm!

Monday, June 20, 2011      4 comments

Staring at the screen... Giving students busywork...(somewhat) Aching hamstrings... Hungry...(wondering why I added hunger after hamstrings?) emoticonRead more

Trying to Hold On...BUMPY RIDE!!!

Thursday, June 09, 2011      3 comments

Now, I try to be optimistic and patient...After all, I teach middle school hormonal dramatic angels. So why can't I stomach the incompetent nature of an adult on the phone? Am I expecting too much? Obviously I am. Situation: I am attempting... Read more

One more day left...

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      5 comments

It's one more day left before school's out. I am waiting for the last bell to ring. Can't contain myself much longer. Peace is a blissful thing! A whole day left to squander and watch the hands on the clock. As soon as the lads dis... Read more

SetBacks Serving A Purpose

Sunday, May 29, 2011      3 comments

About 9 years ago, I had a MAJOR health scare. There was an obstruction of my small and large intestine, and colon and could not eat for 6 months- yes...months. Talk about going from a size 10/12 to a 2 in 6 months was AWEFUL! (Doing it that way... Read more

Making It All Matter

Saturday, May 21, 2011      5 comments

Since I've been maintaining, I have had the pleasure of gaining smart habits day-by-day. Taking it all into stride and never giving up have truly paid off. The compliments keep adding up & making me prouder of myself. So glad I found this ... Read more

Word for the Day On Wednesday, May 18th

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      1 comments

Greatness: Allow your definition of greatness be about who you are, not just what you can become. Define self without letting others define you. ~SonyaLatrece... Read more

Beauty Motivation for the Day

Thursday, May 12, 2011      2 comments

Discover the beauty "within" and you'll never do "without". Today's Motivational Blog ~Sonya... Read more

What motherhood means to me...

Sunday, May 08, 2011      2 comments

As a child, I played with dolls and pretended to be their mother. Feeding, changing diapers, and rocking them to sleep. If only I knew what the REAL meaning of motherhood was then, I'd have treated my dolls with lots of talk about the expecta... Read more

After State Standardized Testing...

Friday, April 29, 2011      1 comments

The pencils have been utilized to the core of each exhausted eraser. Children feel the instant relief of loaded neatly, dark-marked ovals and proof of answers in test booklets. Now the proverbial dust has settled and our lives can move in a ... Read more

Pointing the Finger... Teacher vs. Parent...REALLY???

Tuesday, April 12, 2011      13 comments

Why did I contact a parent today to tell her about her son "losing" his homework? I thought I was doing the right thing. Obviously NOT! She proceeded to tell me that he was bored with my class, a good student, and...decided to talk loudly in... Read more

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