Book 27: Broken Things

One of my goals for 2020 is to read more. What better way than to commit to reading one book a week? 52 books in 52 weeks and I’ll be sharing every single one on the blog, every Sunday. Check in for my latest reads and recommendations. I’ve been loving…

Our New Hampshire Home: Garden Update

I’m so excited to bring you this garden update from our New Hampshire house. The hot weather and water (provided first by a Home Depot bucket and then by a hose) have helped our plants grow nice and big, way earlier than I anticipated! At this point, we’ve harvested and…

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Feet Up Friday: Reflections On My First Two Years of Teaching

It feels weird to be writing this post because, in a way, it doesn’t feel like the school year has really ended. My days look the same: wake up, walk downstairs, pour my coffee. I don’t have to take attendance and I don’t have to jump on Google Meet, but I’m still home, in the same place, wondering where the school year went. Closure is something us teachers has lost this year, which I’m finding especially hard because I won’t be teaching in Newport next year. There’s no closure for the last two years of my career. I packed up…

Feet Up Friday: The Benefits of Environmental Education

How much of your day did you spend outdoors as a kid? If someone asked me that question, the answer would be, well, most of it. My parents threw us into the backyard with shoes (if we wanted them) and our imaginations. We explored, we discovered, and we learned a whole lot about the world around us. We knew the importance of nature without being told- instead we saw that truth with our own eyes. Kids don’t play outside as much anymore. That statement definitely varies based on location, but there’s a sad truth to the sentiment. With that, unintentional…

52 Books in 52 Weeks