#FYTP: A Day in the Life of a Teacher

This post is part of a new series on the blog called #FYTP or more specifically, #FirstYearTeacherProblems. I’ll be recounting various elements of my first year of teaching in hopes that someone out there finds them entertaining or relatable. My alarm goes off at 5:55 and I blink my way out of a stress dream where I’m an hour late to school and I can’t find my shoes. Cold water jolts me awake because waiting for the faucet to run hot takes too long. Brush my teeth, twist up my hair, and put on makeup to match an outfit stolen…

How to Survive a New England Winter

Somedays, New England winters really are the worst. Waking up to ten degree temperatures and a frosted windshield is never fun, but the lack of snow in January really emphasizes my winter blues. That being said, we persist. We did choose to live here, after all. There are certain rules I think all New Englanders follow come January. There are certain tricks of the trade for surviving the three long months that follow the holiday season. Whether you spend your days bundled up inside or embracing the cold, it’s easy to agree that the more you embrace the unpredictability of…

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DIY Holiday Wreath

The other day, a friend of mine brought me a wedding centerpiece from a wedding she catered. She used to do this in college- we would wake up in the morning and our dorm would be full of flowers, and why not? Most of them get through out afterwards anyway! So, my friend delivered the flowers and stated “now you can mess around and make new arrangements.” She knows me well. I pulled the flowers and created small bouquets, but the amount of leftover greenery was crazy. So, looking at all the branches spread across me counter, I decided I…

5 Investments Every Blogger Should Make

I’m sort of laughing as I write this post, because I’m not really a ‘blogger.’ When people hear that word they think subscribers, readers, sponsorships, instagram followers. I write things and I put them online because I like to do it, and if a couple people read it, (hi mom!) it feels nice. I have, however, been blogging for a little while now. There have been highs and lows- I’ve fought with a lot of code- and I’ve discovered five investments I feel every blogger must make. Even if you’re doing this for you, in the long run, these purchases…

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  • A much needed Apres Ski after a long day on the slopes⛷ we’ve spoiled ourselves with a brief spring break away @sundayriver, we just didn’t anticipate spring break weather following us up north!
  • Today’s to-do list: stay inside and catch up on My Favorite Murder✌🏻 #ssdgm
  • When you realize tomorrow is Friday and the Pats play on Sunday🙌🏻 I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the weekend
  • Single digit temperatures forecasted.. no problem. Leaving my kiddos with a sub for a day of PD.. terrifying. Stay warm friends, we’re halfway through the week✌🏻
  • A winter playlist, a banana bread recipe, and a little more on the blog this week. Check out the link in my bio while enjoying your Sunday coffee☺️

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#FYTP: Teaching in an Urban District

I’m starting off a new series here on the blog called #FYTP or more specifically, #FirstYearTeacherProblems. I’ll be recounting various elements of my first year of teaching in hopes that someone out there finds them entertaining or relatable. My high school graduating class was white. There’s really no other way to put it honestly and I find that when you say it bluntly like that, it catches people’s attention. For some, race is a part of a conversation you shouldn’t bring up at the dinner table. For me, I want to talk about it. When I went to college, I…

A Long Weekend in NYC

Up until I was thirteen, I knew the New York City subways by heart. My aunt and uncle had lived there for years and we’d visited so often, I fell in love with the city. I always pictured myself there- living and thriving in the rushed chaos of the crowds, and a part of me still wonders if I’ll end up there someday, if only for a small part of my life. I have to say, the way I used to feel when visiting NYC was totally renewed, and I really only spent 48 hours there. Friday – 8pm –…

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