You know you’re in a strange/sad situation when…

…you’re a single, 25 year-old girl and the person who you have a constant conversation with and who wishes you good morning and good night is a 14 year-old boy. No, I’m not a pedophile, there’s explanations and reasons leading up to this situation! Don’t freak out and call the cops! I’m posting this collection of things that have been on my mind lately mostly because it’s a chance to organize and lay them all out. If my first sentence hadn’t thoroughly disgusted you, read on to hear me out! Continue reading

“As a teacher, you need to befriend your students… but you must not be their friend.”

I am not “new” to the world of teaching, however I am only one month in to my professional training to be a certified educator. So far, one of the (many) things I’m worried about when starting my practicum is the bit on professionalism.

By that, I don’t mean being searchable on Google and the prospects of future students/parents/teachers finding anything unprofessional about me–Even if my Facebook was visible,  they wouldn’t be able to find anything remotely inappropriate. Instead, my biggest concerns relates to how I can form bonds with each member of the class I am assigned to without being unprofessional about it.

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I really don’t have time for love

I really don’t have time for love, and part of it is due to the fact that I’ve placed love on the bottom of my list of priorities. Like what a lot of people have said, if you really want to do something, you’d make time for it. The thing is . . . I’m not kidding when I say I don’t have time to love. Continue reading